Commercial motor vehicle points – Effect of Traffic Violation

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Commercial motor vehicle points

Generally the effects of traffic violation convictions while operating a commercial motor vehicle are enhanced from that of operating a standard motor vehicle.

Common commercial motor vehicle points assigned to conviction are as follows:

Point Value – Conviction

8 – Passing stopped school bus
6 – Careless and reckless driving G.S. 20-140(f)
6 – Speeding in violation of G.S. 20-141(j3)
6 – Aggressive Driving
6 – Reckless Driving
5 – Hit and run, property damage only
5 – Following too closely
5 – Driving on wrong side of road
4 – Running through stop sign / red light

For more details on the commercial motor vehicle points system including the license points for certain conviction of violations while operating a commercial motor vehicle see the North Carolina Driver’s Handbook or the  North Carolina Commercial Driver’s Manual.

Defense Attorney Jon Welborn is an experienced traffic ticket lawyer with over 10 years of legal experience primarily focusing on the areas of criminal and traffic ticket defense. If you have been charged with a criminal offense, traffic violation, or other speeding ticket then give him a call at 336-751-0207.