English version

penalty point

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles, Crime & law
penalty pointˈpenalty ˌpoint noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 British EnglishTTCSC a note made on a driver’s licence to show that they have done something wrong while they were driving. If someone gets 12 penalty points, they are no longer allowed to drive a car.
Examples from the Corpus
penalty pointA penalty point in his favour ended his bad spell and he plundered seven points in a row.
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