What Are DMV Traffic Violation Codes?


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DMV violation codes allow drivers to see what traffic violations earn them points on their driving record, states DMV.org. If a driver earns too many points in a certain amount of time, he has his license suspended. Each state has its own set of DMV violation codes.

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For example, the state of California has violations that count for one or two points. The state also has out-of-state violations that either count for one or two points. Some one-point violations include driving in the bike lane and illegal passing, while two-point violations include driving over 100 miles per hour and DUI, notes DMV.ca.gov.

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