Beware of Losing your License from your Ticket

The pain from a traffic ticket does not stop with the
Insurance point issue. It also includes Driver's License
Points assigned by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles
for the particular violation.

Should the total number of Driver's License Points on
your license reach 12 within the last three (3) years, the
NC Division of Motor Vehicles may suspend your
driver's license. Below is the NC Division of Motor
Vehicle Points assigned to the most common traffic
violation.

8. Using false or fictitious name in applying for a
driver's license or otherwise making a false statement
of knowingly concealing a material fact in the course
of obtaining a driver's license.

9. Death by vehicle.

10. Speeding in excess of 55 mph and at least 15
mph over the legal speed limit.

11. Conviction of assault with a motor vehicle.


Discretionary Revocation of your Driver's
License by the NC Division of Motor Vehicles

Not just driving offenses lead to a potential loss of
license under the NC Driver's License Point system.
Sometimes a specific offense or a non-driving
offense may result in the loss of your Driver's License
as listed below.

DMV has the authority to revoke a driver's license if
the driver has:

1. Accumulated 12 or more points, or 8 or more
points in a three year period immediately following the
reinstatement of a license which has been revoked.

2. Permitted an unlawful or fraudulent use of a license.

3. Committed an offense in another state, which
would be grounds for suspension or revocation.

4. Been convicted of illegal transportation of alcoholic
beverages.

5. Been convicted of impaired instruction under G.S.
20-12.1

6. Violated a regulation on a military installation
prohibiting conduct substantially equivalent to conduct
that constitutes impaired driving and as a result of that
violation has had his privilege to drive on that
installation revoked after an administrative hearing
authorized by the commanding officer and that
commanding officer has general court martial
jurisdiction.

7. Within a 12 month period of time been convicted of
two or more charges of speeding in excess of 55 and
not more than 80 mph, or of one or more charges of
reckless driving and one or more charges of
speeding in excess of 55 and not more than 80 mph.

8. Been convicted of operating a motor vehicle at a
speed in excess speed of 75 mph where the
maximum speed is less than 70 mph.

9. Been convicted of operating a motor vehicle at a
speed in excess of 80 mph where the maximum
speed is 70 mph.

10. Been sentenced by a court and the court ordered
that the driver not operate a motor vehicle for a period
of time.


Consider Your License Gone

If you plead guilty or are found guilty of the following
Criminal Offenses in North Carolina, the NC Division
of Motor Vehicles shall suspend your Driver's License.

DMV will revoke the license of any driver who is
convicted of the following:

1. Manslaughter

2. Driving While Impaired and other alcohol related
offenses.

3. Any felony in the commission of which a motor
vehicle is used.

4. Failure to stop and render aid as required under
the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle
accident.

5. Perjury or making a false statement to the
ownership of motor vehicles.

6. Two convictions of reckless driving committed
within twelve months.

7. A conviction of reckless driving while engaged in
the illegal transportation of intoxicants for sale.



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