DVLA Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:
DVLA are now processing paper applications, however these will take longer
to process as the DVLA are working with reduced staff to meet social
distancing requirements. If your application requires medical information or
examinations there are likely to be delays also.Click here for more information.
68 mph in a 50 mph zone attracts a penalty of a disqualification of 7 – 28 days OR 4 – 6 points, as well as a Band B fine.
When you respond to the NIP, it is not an admission of guilt; it is merely you providing the Police with your driver details. You should ensure that you do this within 28 days of receiving the NIP. You will then likely receive a Single Justice Procedure Notice asking you to plead Guilty on the papers; Guilty with a Court appearance; or Not Guilty.
If you wish to avoid penalty points then it may be advisable to plead Guilty with a Court appearance to give you the best possible opportunity of avoiding a ban.