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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 25
Motor vehicle offences proceeeded against by type of offence and result of proceedings , 2005/06

Type of offence

% not
proved (1)

Charge proved or accepted

Total

Custodial

Fine

Admonished

Other sentence

Total

Disqual
-ified

Endorse
-ment

Total

Disqual
-ified

Endorse
-ment

Total

Disqual
-ified

Endorse
-ment

Total

Disqual
-ified

Endorse
-ment

Total

Disqual
-ified

Endorse
-ment

Total offences

17

66,640

20,922

31,629

1,667

1,501

57

53,386

16,004

26,964

8,753

1,487

4,211

2,834

1,930

397

Serious Driving Offences

Dangerous driving

18

1,022

909

73

177

169

2

638

569

63

27

17

5

180

154

3

Careless driving

18

3,729

593

2,982

5

-

2

3,367

514

2,737

286

57

212

71

22

31

Drunk Driving of which:

13

8,727

8,259

357

295

274

9

7,609

7,284

287

167

122

37

656

579

24

Driving while unfit through drink or drugs

27

418

392

12

45

39

3

280

272

7

15

14

-

78

67

2

In charge while unfit through drink or drugs

22

51

43

7

3

3

-

40

33

7

3

3

-

5

4

-

Driving with excess blood alcohol

2

6,706

6,627

31

193

185

2

5,974

5,951

15

70

66

3

469

425

11

In charge with excess blood alcohol

21

403

297

106

2

2

-

374

270

104

10

9

1

17

16

1

Failing to provide breath specimen at the roadside

67

254

67

155

3

-

1

195

49

121

44

12

28

12

6

5

Failing to provide breath, blood or urine specimen at a police station

22

895

833

46

49

45

3

746

709

33

25

18

5

75

61

5

Failing to stop after accident

54

1,349

226

987

29

10

16

1,002

160

762

250

27

183

68

29

26

Driving while disqualified

9

3,085

2,792

140

1,094

1,035

16

894

805

73

104

67

22

993

885

29

Speeding Offences

Speeding in restricted areas

2

2,755

125

2,572

-

-

-

927

122

2,558

69

3

13

-

-

1

Other speeding offences2

1

9,661

1,099

8,416

-

-

-

189

1,094

8,388

10

5

25

1

-

3

Signal and Direction Offences

Traffic direction offences

18

996

34

708

1

-

-

1,481

34

684

61

-

24

88

-

-

Pedestrian crossing offences

14

200

14

166

4

-

-

1,092

13

163

916

1

2

22

-

1

Lighting, Construction & Use Offences

Lighting offences

34

646

1

15

-

-

-

126

1

10

35

-

5

1

-

-

Construction & use regulations

28

2,374

34

714

-

-

-

155

29

651

44

3

63

4

2

-

Documentation Offences

Vehicle excise licence offences

6

1,631

-

2

-

-

-

694

-

2

8

-

-

-

-

-

No test certificate

49

2,034

23

34

-

-

-

5

20

20

2

1

12

-

2

2

Driving licence offences

21

7,884

609

5,002

2

-

2

1,249

444

3,360

295

126

1,557

20

39

83

Third party insurance offences

12

15,276

6,154

8,392

-

13

10

-

4,869

6,182

-

1,058

2,012

-

214

188

Registration/identification offences

29

162

-

2

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

-

1

-

-

-

Other Offences

Failure to provide information to identify driver

57

203

12

99

-

-

-

-

10

81

-

-

16

-

2

2

Tachograph etc offences

26

1,169

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Seat belt offences

10

1,462

2

6

-

-

-

-

2

6

-

-

-

-

-

-

Mobile phone offences

6

702

1

3

-

-

-

-

1

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

Parking offences

3

7

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other offences

33

1,566

35

959

-

-

-

-

33

933

-

-

22

-

2

4

1 Includes charge withdrawn, not guilty and not proven. Includes estimated data.
2 Includes motorway and clearway offences.