Points Suspension

A Points Suspension is one of the many ways that your privilege to drive may be suspended. If you accumulate a specified amount of points within a certain timeframe, the DMV will issue a license suspension. Points are added to a record when someone is convicted of a moving violation. Paying a ticket counts as a guilty plea and a conviction. Before admitting guilt by paying the ticket, call Gans Law to discuss your options. If you’ve already received a points suspension or have one pending, we may be able to help in getting it removed. 

If you make an election to complete traffic school or you are ordered by the Court to attend traffic school, the link to the Florida Online Traffic School can be found here: https://www.floridaonlinetrafficschool.com 

Points Suspension Breakdown

Points are assigned based on the type of conviction and remain on the driver record from the date of conviction. If a driver accumulates too many points in a set time frame, their driving privileges will be suspended as listed below:

  • 12 points in 12 months = 30 day suspension.
  • 18 points in 18 months = 3 month suspension.
  • 24 points in 36 months = 1 year suspension.

Leaving the scene of a crash resulting in more than $50 in property damage6
Speeding resulting in a crash6
Speeding (15 MPH or more over the speed limit)4
Reckless Driving4
Passing a stopped school bus4
Moving violation resulting in a crash4
Failing to stop at a traffic signal4
Violation of traffic control sign/device4
Open container as an operator3
Speeding (less than 15 MPH over the speed limit)3
Child restraint violation3
Improper lane change3
Any other moving violation not listed above3


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