Understanding DMV Point Counts

All vehicle code violations carry points that can be used to suspend a drivers license. The DMV may suspend or revoke the driver’s license of a person whose driving record shows a traffic violation point count of four or more points in 12 months, six or more points in 24 months, or eight or more points in 36 months. See Veh C §12810.5(a), (c). Many misdemeanor violations of the Vehicle Code are given specified traffic violation point counts. Any conviction of reckless driving is given a traffic violation point count of two points. A conviction for driving under the influence results in as assessment of 2 points.  A traffic violator is given one point for any accident for which he or she is responsible.  Any other kern county traffic violation involving the safe operation of a vehicle is given a traffic violation point count of one point with specified exceptions.

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