Archive | June, 2011

Joshua’s Law – Traffic violations / points in Georgia

13 Jun

Below are the some of the traffic violations & points which are applicable as per Georgia DDS:

Reckless Driving ——————————————–> 4 points

Unlawful passing school bus —————————> 6 points

Improper passing on hill or curve ——————–> 4 points


15 mph but less than 19 mph ————————–> 2 points
19 mph but less than 24 mph ————————–> 3 points
24 mph but less than 34 mph ————————–> 4 points
34 mph or more ——————————————–> 6 points

Disobedience of any traffic-control device or traffic officer –>3 points

Possessing an open container of an alcoholic beverage while driving —> 2 points

Failure to adequately secure a load ——> 2 points

All other moving violations ——————> 3 points

Child restraint – 1st offense ——————-> 1 point

Child restraint – 2nd and subsequent offense —>2 points

Aggressive driving
(A conviction of aggressive driving by a person under 21 years
of age will result in a suspension of the driver’s license.) ——>6 points

HOV lane violation – 4th and subsequent offense. ——–> 1 point

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Joshuas Law – Reasons For License Suspension In Georgia

9 Jun

The Department of Driver Services shall suspend a license for a conviction of any of the following offenses in Georgia:

1. Homicide by vehicle.

2. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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

4. Using a motor vehicle in fleeing or attempting to elude an officer.

5. Fraudulent or fictitious use of, or application for a license.

6. Hit and run or leaving the scene of an accident.

7. Racing.

8. If you refuse to take a chemical test for intoxication, then your license will be suspended for 12 months.

9. Operating a motor vehicle with a revoked, canceled, or suspended registration in violation of Code Section 40-6-15.

10. Conviction for driving without insurance is a 60/90-day suspension.

11. If convicted for driving while license is suspended, revoked or canceled, your driver’s license will be further suspended for six months.

12. If you fail to appear in court or respond to a citation, your license may be suspended indefinitely.

13. Your driver’s license will be suspended if you are convicted of possession, distribution, manufacture, cultivation, sale or transfer of a controlled substance or marijuana.

14. The Department is authorized to suspend your license if its records or other evidence shows that you have accumulated 15 points within 24 months under the point system, including violations committed out of state.

above listed conviction of point’s had been taken form below sources:

Georgia Traffic Points

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