If you had only hired an attorney, these points probably wouldn’t have gone onto your license (this is no secret, by the way).

Clients are usually shocked at how just a few traffic violations can rack up the points. Below is a rather comprehensive but not exhaustive list of point violations in Missouri. Note that red light camera tickets are not a point violation.

CARELESS & IMPRUDENT DRIVING

State Law or County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 2 points

State Law, Section 304.016.4, RSMo: 4 points

DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF DRUGS (1st Offense)

1st Violation of State Law or County or MunicipalOrdinance:8 points

Subsequent offenses, or first offense followingprevious alcohol/drug-related offense: 12 points

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED (1st Offense)

1st Violation of State Law or County or MunicipalOrdinance: 8 points

Subsequent offenses, or first offense followingprevious alcohol/drug-related offense: 12 points

DRIVING WHILE UNDER SUSPENSION ORREVOCATION OR DENIAL

State Law or County or Municipal OrdinanceViolation: 12 points

DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE, BAC .04

State Law or County or Municipal OrdinanceViolation: 2 points

EXCESS BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT

1st Violation of State Law or County or MunicipalOrdinance: 8 points

Subsequent offenses, or first offense followingprevious alcohol/drug-related offense: 12 points

EXCESSIVE SPEEDING

State Law Violation: 3 points

County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 2 points

FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE ID:4points

FELONY-DRUG TRANSPORTATION/MFG

State Law or County Ordinance Violation: 0 points

FELONY INVOLVING MOTOR VEHICLE

State Law or County Ordinance Violation: 12 points

LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT

State Law Violation: 12 points

County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 6 points

MURDER, 2ND DEGREE, VEHICULAR, INTOXICATED

State Law or County Ordiance Violation: 12 points

NO MOTORCYCLE QUALIFICATION (State Law Violation Only)

1st Offense: 2 points

2nd Offense: 4 points

3rd Offense/Subsequent Offense: 6 points

NO DRIVER LICENSE (State Law Violation Only)

1st Offense: 2 points

2nd Offense: 4 points

3rd Offense/Subsequent Offense: 6 points

ASSIST/OBTAIN LICENSE BY MISREPRESENTATION

State Law or County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 12 points

PERMIT UNLICENSED DRIVER TO DRIVE

State Law or County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 4 points

SPEEDING

State Law Violation: 3 points

County or Municipal Ordinance Violation: 2 points

STOP SIGN

State Law or County Ordinance Violation: 2 points

Municipal Ordinance Violation when an accident was involved: 2 points

Municipal Ordinance Violation when no accident was involved: 1 points

ASSAULT, VEHICULAR, WITH INJURY

State Law or County Ordinance Violation: 12 points

VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER

State Law or County Ordinance Violation: 12 points

ENDANGERING HIGHWAY WORKER

State Law Violation Only: 4 points

ENDANGERING HIGHWAY WORKER, AGGRAVATED

State Law Violation Only: 12 points

UNLAWFUL TOW TRUCK STOP

Municipal Ordinance Violation: 4 points

Remember, your license will be suspended for one year for the following:

  • Accumulating eight or more points in an 18-month period (30 days for first suspension, 60 days for second suspension, and 60 days for subsequent suspensions)
  • Accumulating twelve or more points in a 12-month period
  • Accumulating eighteen or more points in a 24-month period
  • Accumulating twenty-four or more points in a 36-month period