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Nominating Another Driver

If you were not the driver but have received the NIP here's what you should do.

If you were NOT the driver at the time of the alleged offence, it is your legal obligation to give us any information you have which could help us identify the driver.

Please use our Nominate a Driver Online Service by clicking here.

Alternatively fill in sections B & C of your NIP (see below).

If there is not enough space and you have further information you would like to provide continue on a separate piece of paper.

Nominate Another Driver NIP Illustration

Driver Retraining Course

This is where you pay a course fee, attend a course and receive no points on your licence or elect to have a conditional offer or attend court.

Drivers who are eligible for a Speed Awareness Course will be notified in writing by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership following the issue of a Notice of Intended Prosecution.

You must complete and return the Notice of Intended Prosecution before you are informed of your eligibility for a Driver Retraining Course

If you have returned your NIP and have been informed that you are eligible for a Course then you should follow this link to find out what to do next.


Eligibility For a Course

Drivers cannot self refer to this scheme nor can they attend a course if they have attended a Speed Awareness course within the last three years.

A course offer is subject to meeting the course criteria and requirements.

  • You cannot attend the same course nationally in the last 3 years.
  • The current course fee to attend in Staffordshire is £80.
  • You must also fit in with the offense speed limit indicated below.
Speed LimitOffence Speed
20mphUp to and including 31mph
30mphUp to and including 42mph
40mphUp to and including 53mph
50mphUp to and including 64mph
60mphUp to and including 75mph
70mphUp to and including 86mph

 

FAQs

What happens if I don't respond to the NIP?

If a NIP is not responded to the file will be forwarded to court any time after the required 28 days to respond has passed. The costs will be higher as a rule, fail to give information can be up to 6 points and a £1000 fine or a possible ban.

I have been offered a speed awareness course and would like to take the offer. What steps should I take?

The course needs to be booked within 28 days of the offer letter and completed by 5 months from the date of offence.

To accept the course offer you must not have another of the same national course pending or have attended one in the past 3 years.

You must have either:

  • a current photo card licence or
  • a current paper licence and another form of official photo ID eg passport

To accept the course offer: 

· You must not have another of the same national course pending or have attended one in the past 3 years.

· You must have either:

o a current photo card licence or

How can I view the photographic evidence?

To view the evidence against you need to click here and enter some of the details found at the top of your NIP.

You will then be able to view the photographic evidence of the offence and see the speed camera calibration certificate.

What should I do if it wasn't me that was driving?

It is your legal obligation to inform us who was driving.

To do this you should fill in sections B & C of the form.

If there is not enough space and you have further information you would like to provide continue on a separate peace of paper.

Can I take a speed awareness course instead of the points?

Drivers who are eligible for a Speed Awareness Course will be notified in writing by the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership following the issue of a Notice of Intended Prosecution.

Drivers cannot self refer to this scheme nor can they attend a course if they have attended a Speed Awareness course within the last three years.

How can I find out more information about the speed camera?

To view the evidence against you need to click here and enter some of the details found at the top of your NIP.

You will then be able to view the photographic evidence of the offence and see the speed camera calibration certificate.

I would like to dispute the Notice of Intended Prosecution against me, how can I do this?

If you wish to contest your Notice of Intended Prosecution, please get in contact with us by clicking here.