There Are 63 Different Offenses That Can Cause Points To Go on Your License
Video Transcribed: How many points on my driver’s license are running a stop sign in Oklahoma? I’m Tulsa Traffic Ticket Attorney, James Wirth. We’re talking about the Department of Public Safety’s driver’s license point system and how that adds cost to insurance, could cost the loss of your driver’s license. And there are 63 different offenses that can cause points to go on your license.
And for this video, we’re talking about failing to stop at a stop sign. How many points is it? And the answer is that’s two points on your license, but it’s only points if you are convicted. Sometimes there are ways to avoid a conviction by working a program or other mitigation or straight out dismissal, depending on what defenses that you may have.
But if you are convicted of that, the court clerk turns that over to the Department of Public Safety, they add two points to your license. Those points will be on there for five years. Any insurance company requesting that information, what’s on your driving record, will see that. And that’s what causes increased insurance costs.
So if you’re in that scenario, you probably want to avoid getting a conviction. To get something like that scheduled with somebody at my office or if you are facing a traffic violation in Oklahoma, you can go online to makelaweasy.com.