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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.