Driving privileges can be restricted or taken away
from you for a number of reasons including:
Traffic conviction while on a Learner’s License
You cannot apply for an Intermediate License for one year
from the conviction date or until turning 18 years old, whichever
6 points on driving record within a 12-month period
Your driving will be limited to “business purposes only” for
12 months or until you turn 18 years old, whichever happens
first. The restriction is extended 90 days for each additional
point during the restriction period.
Blood alcohol level of .02% or more
The licenses of drivers under 21 years old are administratively
suspended for six months if they have a blood alcohol level
of .02 or more. A second offense results in a one-year suspension.
The first offense for refusing to submit to testing results
in a suspension of twelve months; a second offense results
in an 18-month administrative suspension.
Your license can be suspended for truancy and it will remain
suspended until you provide proof of school attendance for
30 consecutive days.
Tobacco and/or Nicotine products possession conviction
If you are under 18 years of age and convicted of possession
of tobacco or nicotine products, your license will be
suspended for a minimum of 30 days.
Driving is a Privilege - Don't Lose It
This chart shows the number of points assessed to a driver’s
record when convicted of a traffic offense.
|Less than 15 mph over the speed limit
|More than 15 mph over the speed limit
|Speeding resulting in a crash
|Driving during restricted hours
|Moving violation resulting in a crash
|Improper lane change