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Ohio’s “Points” System

In our last post we referenced “12 – Point” license suspensions.  Below is a chart detailing the specific number points assigned to various moving violations.  Remember, only the last 24 months count against you.

6-point violations

vehicular homicide, manslaughter or assault
drag racing
driving with a suspended or invalid license
operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs
failure to stop at the scene of an accident (hit and run)
fleeing or eluding a law enforcement officer
operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent
using a motor vehicle in the commission of any felony

4-point violations

reckless operation of a motor vehicle with willful or wanton
disregard for the safety of other persons or property
operating a motor vehicle with an unlawful concentration of alcohol while under the age of 21

2-point violations

operating a motor vehicle in violation of a restriction imposed by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
all other moving violations not listed

points for speeding violations

speed limit 1-5
mph over
mph over
mph over
mph over
below 55 mph 0 points 2 points 2 points 4 points
55 mph or more 0 points 0 points 2 points 4 points

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