Oklahoma Driving Traffic Record Point System

The Oklahoma Driving Traffic Record Point System measures your driving. When a person is ticketed with a traffic offense in Oklahoma, it has further reaching implications and consequences than a simple fine. The OklahomaOklahoma Driving Traffic Record Point System Department of Public Safety maintains your driving record and compiles “points” from driving incidents and citations. Each offense has a point value and if too many points are accumulated within a given time frame your driving “privilege” (license) can be suspended. If you have been ticketed for a traffic offense in Oklahoma call the Tulsa Oklahoma traffic ticket lawyers at the Kania Law Office.

Under the Oklahoma Administrative Code (595:10-7-2) the following citation convictions are assigned the points denoted below:

  • Reckless driving – 4
  • Failure to stop for school bus – 4
  • Speeding in excess of 25 m.p.h. over speed limit – 3
  • Inattentive driving resulting in collision – 2
  • Left or center or wrong way – 2
  • Failure to yield right of way – 2
  • Violation of driver license restriction – 2
  • Following too closely or improperly – 2
  • Failure to obey stop sign or traffic light – 2
  • Careless driving – 2
  • Speeding – 2
  • Contest racing on public traffic way – 2
  • Speed in excess of posted maximum – 2
  • Speed less than posted minimum – 2
  • Speed in school zone – 2
  • Radar checked speed violation – 2
  • Airplane checked speed violation – 2
  • Vascar – 2
  • Any violation related to a railroad crossing – 2
  • Operating a defective vehicle – 1
  • Operating a vehicle without being licensed – 1
  • Leaving a vehicle unattended with engine running – 1
  • Towing or pushing vehicle improperly – 1
  • Failure to dim lights as required – 1
  • Failure to stop at required stops with explosives or flammable load – 1
  • Transporting hazardous substances without safety devices or precautions – 1
  • Improper lane usage – 1
  • Driving on shoulder, in ditch or on sidewalk – 1
  • Making improper entrance to or exit from traffic way – 1
  • Loading a vehicle so drivers view is obstructed – 1
  • Starting improperly from parked position – 1
  • Improper backing – 1
  • Spinning wheels – 1
  • Operating a vehicle with view obstructed – 1
  • Negligent driving – 1
  • Improper passing – 1
  • Operating a motor vehicle at speed greater than reasonable and proper – 1
  • Operating a motor vehicle at speed less than reasonable and proper – 1
  • Coasting or operating with gears disengaged – 1
  • Failure to follow instructions of police officer – 1
  • Failure to obey traffic instructions stated on traffic sign or shown by traffic control device – 1
  • Passing through or around barrier positioned to prohibit or channel traffic – 1
  • Failure to observe warnings or instructions on vehicle properly displaying them – 1
  • Failure to signal intention to change vehicle direction or to reduce speed suddenly – 1
  • Giving improper signal – 1
  • Improper stopping on roadway – 1
  • Improper turns – 1
  • Operating defective vehicle after receiving a warning or summons – 1
  • Impeding traffic (and under 40 M.P.H.) – 1
  • Crossing center median – 1

Oklahoma Drivers License Suspension
Pursuant to the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Administrative Code (595:10-7-6), when a person’s driving record totals ten (10) or more points his or her driving privileges shall be suspended.

 

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