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MVD points on your driver record

The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) assesses points against your permanent driving record each time you are convicted of or are found responsible for a moving violation:

• DUI (blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher, 0.04% if commercial vehicle): 8 points
• Extreme DUI (BAC of 0.15% or higher): 8 points
• Reckless driving: 8 points
• Aggressive driving: 8 points
• Leaving the scene of an accident: 6 points
• Running a traffic signal or stop sign or failing to yield, thus causing death: 6 points
• Running a traffic signal or stop sign or failing to yield, thus causing serious injury: 4 points
• Speeding: 3 points
• Driving over an area where one or more of the lanes diverge to go in a different direction (gore area): 3 points
• All other driving violations: 2 points

Different violations have different point values, but some have such high value that they may invalidate your license immediately:

• Committing homicide or aggravated assault with a vehicle
• Committing a felony in which a vehicle is used
• Lying to the MVD under oath
• Failing to stop if you are involved in a traffic accident
• Participating in a drive-by shooting

Additionally, two incidences of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), racing, or reckless driving will automatically invalidate your driver license.
For less serious offenses, points can be accrued until you reach eight points in a 12-month period, at which time you will be required to attend Traffic Survival School (TSS) or have your license suspended.