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Violation Points

The following table shows the point values assigned to moving traffic violations in the State of New York:

VIOLATIONSPOINTS
Speeding (mph over posted limit)
1 to 103
11 to 204
21 to 306
31 to 408
More than 4011
Reckless Driving5
Failure to Stop for a School Bus5
Following too closely (tailgating)4
Inadequate Brakes (while driving employer's vehicles)2
Failing to Yield Right-of-Way3
Violation Involving Traffic Signal, Stop Sign, or Yield Sign3
Railroad Crossing Violation3
Improper Passing or Lane Use3
Leaving scene of an incident involving property damage or injury to an animal3
Child safety restraint violation3
Any other moving violation2


A motorist who accumulates eleven or more points in 18 months will be summoned to a Department of Motor Vehicles hearing, after which the motorists' license may be suspended or revoked.


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