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<p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of prosecuted defendants by twelve Principal Offence Categories, including the category of Motoring Offences.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of summary-only prosecutions at magistrates’ courts allocated to the Motoring Offences category for both the 12 months ending September 2008 and September 2018 and the change in both volume and percent.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2018</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Motoring Prosecution Caseload</p></td><td><p>367,905</p></td><td><p>95,726</p></td><td><p>-272,179</p></td><td><p>-74.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: Case Management Information System</p><p>It is not possible to disaggregate figures to show separately the volume and outcome of proceedings for individual offences within the Motoring Offences category.</p><p> </p><p>While the number of overall prosecutions has decreased during the period, the highest fall in caseload has been in magistrates’ courts, where volumes reduced by 54.1%. This followed changes to the list of specified offences made in 2012 which transferred responsibility for prosecuting many low level motoring offences back to the police.</p>
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