Definition of penalty point in English:

penalty point

Line breaks: pen|alty point

noun

  • A punishment awarded by the courts for a driving offence and recorded cumulatively on a person’s driving licence.
    More example sentences
    • In 37 years of driving I have never, ever received a ticket or a fine or a single penalty point for exceeding the speed limit anywhere, by even a decimal point.
    • A penalty point system for these offences would enhance the standing and reputation of taxi drivers, he said.
    • From a penalty point of view, the decision about what offence the offender should be charged with becomes more important than the decision of the judge.

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