More than 60 licences lost through penalty points system

September 14, 2016

More than 60 people lost their driving licence through the penalty point system in the first six months of this year, as the transport watchdog is in discussions to lay down stricter penalties.

The number of revoked licences increased over the past five years, jumping from 45 in 2012 to 114 last year. Up until June of this year, 62 lost their licence – on average in line with last year’s total figure.

A Transport Ministry spokeswoman yesterday told this newspaper that Transport Malta was discussing various ways of how it could step up enforcement and stricter penalties, including.....