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The Arizona MVD Point System

Posted by Craig Penrod | Sep 09, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever wonder how many points go on your Arizona Motor Vehicle Division when you receive a moving violation? Well, here is a breakdown for you.

Conviction of DUIs A.R.S § 28-1381 or 28-1382 8 points
Conviction of reckless driving A.R.S § 28-693 8 points
Conviction of racing on highways A.R.S § 28-708 8 points
Conviction of aggressive driving A.R.S § 28-695 8 points
Conviction or judgment of “driver's duties after an accident”
A.R.S §§ 28-662, 663, 664 or 665
6 points
Conviction or judgment of accident causing death for failure
to comply with traffic signal A.R.S § 28-672(A)
6 points
Conviction or judgment of accident causing serious physical
injury for failure to comply with traffic signal A.R.S §
28-672(A)
4 points
Conviction or judgment of speeding A.R.S § 28-701 3 points
Conviction or judgment of gore area A.R.S § 28-644(A)(2) 3 points
Conviction or judgment of violating any other traffic
regulation that governs a vehicle moving under its own
power
2 points
All other non-traffic violations 0 points

8-12 points within a 12-month period will require TSS (Traffic Survival School). If the driver has attended TSS within the last 24 months, a 3-month suspension is ordered.

13-17 points within a 12-month period will result in a 3-month suspension. There is no option for TSS.

18-23 points within a 12-month period will result in a 6-month suspension. There is no option for TSS.

24+ points within the past 36 months will result in a one-year suspension.

The accumulation of points is measured beginning form the last date of violation.

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Craig Penrod

Craig W. Penrod was born and raised in Arizona and has practiced criminal defense for over 30 years. Mr. Penrod is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association, State of Nevada Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

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