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The Nebraska “Point System”

Violation

Points Assessed

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Motor Vehicle Homicide

12 Points

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Driving Under the Influence – 3rd Offense or Subsequent Offense**

12 Points

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Failure to render aid in accident you are involved in

6 Points

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Driving Under the Influence – 1st and 2nd Offense

6 Points

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Willful reckless driving (deliberate & intentional)

6 Points

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Reckless driving (rash, heedless, dangerous)

5 Points

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Careless driving (inattentive, forgetful, inconsiderate)

4 Points

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Leave the scene of an accident

6 Points

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Failure to yield to a pedestrian with bodily injury to the pedestrian

4 Points

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Negligent driving (indifferent, offhand, neglectful)

3 Points

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Failure to yield to a pedestrian with no bodily injury to pedestrian

2 Points

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Failure to submit to an alcohol content test

1 Point

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Speeding (points are assessed for speeding on the basis of miles per hour [MPH] over the posted speed limit and the type of road):

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Business & Residential District

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1 thru 5 MPH

1 Point

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Over 5 thru 10 MPH

2 Points

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Over 10 MPH

3 Points

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Over 35 MPH

4 Points

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County Roads / State Highways

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1 thru 10 MPH

1 Point

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Over 10 thru 15 MPH

2 Points

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Over 15 MPH

3 Points

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Over 35 MPH

4 Points

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Interstate Highway

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1 thru 10 MPH

1 Point

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Over 10 thru 15 MPH

2 Points

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Over 15 MPH

3 Points

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Over 35 MPH

4 Points

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Operating a vehicle with an expired license or if no license has ever been issued.

1 Point

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All other traffic violations (excluding parking, muffler, no valid operator’s license on person, or for violations involving occupant protection system, motorcycle or a moped protective helmet).

1 Point

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Upon conviction of a violation, points are assessed to a driving record as of the date of violation.  Convictions remain on the driving record for five (5) years.  Accumulating 12 points in a two (2) year time period (counting from the last date of violation) causes automatic revocation of the operator’s license under the Nebraska Point System.

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When convicted of a traffic violation in another state, points are assessed against a driving record as if the violation occurred in Nebraska.

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Third Offense drunken driving in violation of any city or village ordinance or of section 60-6,6196, as disclosed by the records of the director, regardless of whether the trial court found the same to be a third offense.