Road Traffic Offences: British Nationals Abroad:Written question - 268633

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Asked by Royston Smith
(Southampton, Itchen)
Asked on: 24 June 2019
Department for Transport
Road Traffic Offences: British Nationals Abroad
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many British citizens have been accused of (a) driving offences and (b) exceeding the speed limit when driving their UK-registered vehicle in (i) France, (ii) the European Union and (iii) the rest of the world in each of the last three years.
A
Answered by: Michael Ellis
Answered on: 02 July 2019

The number of sets of vehicle keeper data released by the DVLA following alleged motoring offences can be found in the table below. The DVLA first started receiving live requests for vehicle data from France in January 2019.

France

EU (including France)

Speeding Offences

Other Driving Offences

Speeding Offences

Other Driving Offences

2017

-

-

80,595

2,558

2018

-

-

237,172

22,906

2019

239,746

1,721

362,097

8,435

Between 2015 and 2017, 466 requests for information were received from outside of the EU for road traffic offences. Figures are not yet available for 2018.

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