The following guide will give you an idea of how many points certain criminal violations will carry for insurance purposes. Be sure to contact Attorney Dustin RT Sullivan at (910) 508-2200 if you have any questions before going to court.
The following is a list of offenses you may have been charged with. Each offense is assigned a point value. 12 points will result in a DMV suspension
12 Points ? Vehicular Manslaughter (or negligent homicide) ? Prearranged highway racing or aiding and abetting same ? Hit and Run Driving resulting in bodily injury or death ? Driving While Impaired ? Transporting intoxicants for sale 10 Points ? Highway Racing or aiding and abetting same ? Speeding to Elude Arrest 8 Points ? DWLR or Driving While Vehicle Registration Revoked
The following offense carry 4 points or less. These offense are more common for most clients.
4 Points ? Hit and Run resulting in property damage ? Reckless Driving ? Passing a Stopped School Bus ? Speeding >75 MPH when posted limit is <70 MPH ? Speeding >80 MPH when posted limit is ≥70 MPH ? Driving After Consuming <21 2 Points ? Illegal Passing ? Speeding >10 MPH over limit and >55 MPH and <76 MPH ? Speeding ≤10 MPH over limit in ≥55 MPH zone ? Following Too Closely ? Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road 1 Point ? Speeding ≤10 MPH over limit in < 55 MPH zone* [excluding school zones] ? Any other Moving Violation [including Exceeding Safe Speed; NOL; Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian] No Point