315. Disqualification for road traffic offences.

Some road traffic offences, including causing death, vehicle taking, and driving while unfit, carry obligatory disqualification; other, less serious, offences carry disqualification at the discretion of the court1. The obligatory minimum disqualification period is six, twelve, 24 or 36 months depending on the offence and, for certain offences, whether the offender is a repeat offender, and the discretionary disqualification period is at the discretion of the court, although the disqualification period actually imposed will also depend on the offender's previous convictions and any mitigating circumstances2, and may also be influenced by the imposition of a custodial sentence for the