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In California, is a point always issued for an at fault car accident?

Los Alamitos, CA |

I am hearing conflicting information, because according to the DMV, a point is always issued, but I hear from other sources that a ticket has to be issued for a point to show up. I was involved in an at fault accident, and the accident shows on MVR, but no point issued. What's the deal?

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A ticket gets issued, and if you plead guilty, the dmv gets notified.

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Yes. At fault accidents are counted as one point.

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