Is there a simple sentence that can express the situation that I got a fine ticket for 50 dollars and lost 5 points from my driving licence? Or, how to express the idea 'I was fined for 50 dollars' and 'I lost 5 points from my driving licence'

There is a word endorse , Can I say 'I have my licence endorsed with five penalty points and also got a fine tick of 50 dollars.'


As far as I know, in the US, in most states, points are added not lost after you commit a violation.

Accumulating points on your driving record is costly. Your insurance premiums will go up, and after a specific number of points, your license can be suspended or revoked; to get your license reinstated you will pay hundreds of dollars in fines and fees. (Source.)

So, in simple terms, you could say

I got a 50 dollar (traffic) ticket and 5 points on my (driving) record.

  • I'd say it that way, too, but I'd probably write it differently: either with a hyphen in between "50" and "dollar" – I got a 50-dollar ticket... – or else with a dollar sign – I got a $50 ticket... I'd probably spell out five, too, but that's a matter of style. – J.R. Aug 13 '16 at 22:34

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