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The Point System

 

 

Violation

Points

Leaving the scene of a crash resulting in property damage of more than $50 6
Unlawful speed resulting in an crash 6
Reckless driving 4
Any moving violation resulting in a crash 4
Passing a stopped school bus 4
Driving during restricted hours 3
Unlawful speed - 16 mph or more over lawful posted speed 4

The fine for exceeding the speed limit by more than 50 mph is $1,000 for the first offense and $2,500 for the second.

 
Violation of a traffic control signal/sign/device (red lights) (if camera-enforced, no points will be assessed) 4
Unlawful speed - 15 MPH or less over lawful o posted speed 3

Fines are doubled when infractions occur within a school zone or construction zone, with possible civil penalties up to $1,000 and can be required to complete driving school course.

 
All other moving violations (including parking on a highway outside the limits of municipalities) 3
Violation of curfew 3
Open container as an operator 3
Child restraint violation 3
*The driver receives the same number of points listed in the conviction occurs out-of-state or in a federal court.  

Length of Suspension

12 points within a 12-month period 30 days
18 points within a 18-month period 3 months
24 points within a 36-month period 1 year

In computing points and suspensions, the offense dates of all convictions are used. Three points will be deducted from the driver record of any person whose driving privilege has been suspended only once under the point system and has been reinstated, if such person has complied with all other requirements.

NOTE: A point suspension does not prohibit these convictions from being used to accumulate additional suspensions or revocations.

 

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