DMV Offenses and Point Values
The following is a partial list of traffic violations, showing the demerit points that are assigned to your driving record. If you have a Commercial Driver License, there are additional penalties for some violations and additional demerit points may be assigned.
|Careless Driving||6||1 – 10 mph over posted limit||1|
|Failure to give information or render aid at the scene of an accident||6||11 – 20 mph over posted limit||2|
|Following too closely||4||21 – 30 mph over posted limit||3|
|Failure to yield right-of-way||4||31 – 40 mph over posted limit||4|
|Passing a school bus when signals are flashing||4||41 mph or more over posted limit||5|
|Hand-held cellphone use or texting
(2nd and subsequent offenses)
|4||Prima Facie speed violation or driving too fast for the conditions||2|
|Disobeying a traffic signal or stop sign||4||See Violation Codes for a complete list
of offenses and points.
|Impeding traffic, driving too slowly||2|
|Failure to dim headlights||2|