I was just thinking about this really - if you were caught doing a speed that almost certainly would mean you were banned for a short period of time, what would be better:
a) Taking the short Ban but not getting any points
b) Going to court and (somehow) getting points and a chunky fine but no ban
Am I right in thinking that if you get banned then you dont get points?
And if you tot-up points to twelve then you get banned for a minimum of a year??
Although youd get screwed for insurance for the next however many years, surely taking the short ban and having less points on your licence would be a better deal than having lots of points and only one or two chances left if you got caught again? (assuming that you got banned for a year after totting up)