Motorists are driving around Hyndburn with enough penalty points to lose their licence.
The latest figures from from the Driver and Vehicle Licence Agency show that 10 drivers have racked up 12 points or more in the borough, with one driver having 17 points.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) obtained data from the DVLA which revealed some had been driving with more than 40 points.
Drivers can normally expect a ban of at least six months when they are given 12 points within three years, however some avoid the fate by successfully claiming ‘exceptional hardship’.
Exceptional circumstances can include family circumstances, loss of employment and finances, and the judgement subject to the court’s discretion.
The DVLA said its role is only to record the information and it is at the discretion of the courts to decide whether or not to disqualify a driver.