I would say yes it is a move in the right direction, because we all forget somethings, so at least these offenders will have classroom time with police officers to remind and enlighten them. surely thats got to be better than merely giving them 3 pionts and theotherclive said:Catching up on back reading I note that in last Sunday's times Driving supplement there was an article telling that some police forces are now offering offending drivers who lane hog, tailgate, red light jump etc awareness courses instead ofa 3 point penalty and fine. The South Yorks and Herts police were very keen on this approach as it is stated that 1 in 6 deaths occur through what might be driving without due care and attention. But of course you need traffic police on the roads as some of these offences cannot be caught by static cameras. But it is a move in the right direction.
offender goes away really learning nothing about roadcraft merely that he has 3 pionts