Written by attorney David P. Gilbert

Will out-of-state traffic tickets show up on your driving record?

It is a logical idea that people will likely travel out of their home state and commit a traffic infraction in another state. However, it wasn't until the 1960s that the states began expressing an interest in finding out how their drivers were acting in other states. Eventually the Interstate Driver License Compact ("DLC") was written to help states transfer information regarding moving offenses and criminal traffic violations to the home state (where the driver is formally licensed). Every state is currently a member to the DLC except Georgia, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Michigan, Tennessee, and Nevada (technically). Both the DLC and the Non-Resident Violator Compact ("NVRC") serve the same purpose but are slowly being phased out by the Driver License Agreement ("DLA").

Here is a list of the DLC / NVRC participating states:{A0B6D32F-1B87-4430-9639-DAFC6A67AA54}

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