Driving privileges can be restricted or taken away
from teens for a number of reasons including:
Traffic conviction while on a Learner’s License
Teen driver cannot apply for an Intermediate License for one
year from the conviction date or until turning 18 years old,
whichever happens first.
6 points on driving record within a 12-month period
The teen’s driving will be limited to “business purposes only”
for 12 months or until the driver turns 18 years old, whichever
happens first. The restriction is extended 90 days for each
additional point during the restriction period.
Blood alcohol level of .02% or more
The licenses of drivers under 21 years old are administratively
suspended for six months if they have a blood alcohol level
of .02 or more. A second offense results in a one-year suspension.
The first offense for refusing to submit to testing results
in a suspension of twelve months; a second offense results
in an 18-month administrative suspension.
A teen’s license can be suspended for truancy and it will
remain suspended until the student provides proof of school
attendance for 30 consecutive days.
Tobacco and/or Nicotine products possession conviction
If a teen under 18 years of age is convicted of possession
of tobacco or nicotine products, his or her license will be
suspended for a minimum of 30 days.
Driving is a Privilege - Don't Lose It
This chart shows the number of points assessed to a driver’s
record when convicted of a traffic offense.
|Less than 15 mph over the speed limit
|More than 15 mph over the speed limit
|Speeding resulting in a crash
|Driving during restricted hours
|Moving violation resulting in a crash
|Improper lane change