August 29, 2018

Traffic Violations

Michigan Traffic Violations

Traffic Conviction Points Under the Michigan Vehicle Code

The list below is just a sampling of common offenses and the points associated with them. Six Point
  • Manslaughter, negligent homicide, or other felony involving use of a motor vehicle.
  • Operating under the influence of liquor or drugs.
  • Failing to stop and give identification at the scene of a crash.
  • Reckless driving.
  • Unlawful blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or more.
  • Superdrunk blood concentration (BAC) of .17% or more.
  • Intoxicated with minor age passenger.
  • Refusal to take a chemical test.
  • Fleeing or eluding a police officer.
Five Point
  • There are no five point tickets.
Four Point
  • Drag racing.
  • Operating while visibly impaired.
  • Under age 21 with any measurable blood alcohol content.
  • 16 mph or more over the legal speed limit.
  • Failure to yield or show due caution for emergency vehicles.
Three Point
  • Careless driving.
  • Disobeying a traffic signal or stop sign or improper passing.
  • 11-15 mph over the legal speed limit.
  • Failure to stop at railroad crossing.
  • Failure to stop for a school bus, or disobeying a school crossing guard.
Two Point
  • 10 mph or less over the legal speed limit.
  • Open alcohol container in vehicle.
  • All other moving violations of traffic laws.
One Point
  • Energy speed on interstate highways and certain other specified main roads.
Zero Point
  • Impeding traffic
  • False Start
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