Driver License Points & Revocations

Drivers License Point Schedule - Non Commercial

  • Passing stopped school bus...........5
  • Aggressive Driving.........................5
  • Reckless driving.......................... 4
  • Hit and run, property damage only... 4
  • Following too close..........................4
  • Driving on wrong side of road............4
  • Illegal Passing................................4
  • Running through stop sign................3
  • Speeding in excess of 55 mph...........3
  • Failing to yield right-of-way................3
  • Running through red light..................3
  • No driver's license or license expired  more than 1 year.......3
  • Failure to stop for siren......................... 3
  • Driving through safety zone...................3
  • No liability insurance.............................3
  • Failure to report accident…………….............3
  • Speeding in a school zone d limit...........3
  • All other moving violations....................2
  • littering using a  motor vehicle…............ 1

Mandatory Driver License Revocations GS 20-17

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 relating 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.
  8. Using false or fictitious name in applying for a driver’s license or otherwise making a false statement or 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 speed limit.
  11. Conviction of assault with a motor vehicle
  12. A 2d or subsequent conviction of transporting an open container of alcohol
  13. A 2d or subsequent conviction of driving a commercial vehicle after consuming an impairing substance.
  14. Driving a school bus after consuming alcohol.
  15. Using an explosive device to damage property; making bomb threats and related charges.
  16. 2nd or subsequent conviction of larceny or motor fuel.
  17. Failure to pay child support.
  18. Failure to perform court ordered community service.

Discretionary Driver License Revocations GS 20-16

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 if committed in this state would be grounds for suspension or revocation.
  4. Convicted of illegal transportation of alcoholic beverages.
  5. Convicted of impaired instruction per 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 mph and not more than 80 mph, OR  one or more charges of reckless driving AND one or more charges of speeding in excess of 55 and not more than 80 mph OR one or more charges of aggressive driving and one or more charges of speeding in convictions of speeding in excess of 55 mph and  not more than 80 mph.
  8. Been convicted of operating a motor vehicle at a speed in excess 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. Court ordered period of non operation of a motor vehicle.