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OHIO Motor Vehicle Point System

Type of Violation Point Value
Driving without a license
10
Driving while under the influence of alcohol or narcotics
10
Other Serious violations * (see below)
10
Preventable accident (does not include damage to mirrors)
6
Any speeding violation from 1-10 mph over speed limit
2
Any speeding violation from 11-20 mph over speed limit
4
Any speeding violation from 21 mph or more over speed limit
8
Any standard moving violation; i.e., speed to fast for conditions,
Failure to stop/signal, etc.­
2
Not wearing seat/shoulder belt
2
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Assessment of points per incident should not be accumulated and should
be based on most severe offenses. Only two years of driving records will be evaluated.



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Action Categories:
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Total Points Action
1-3 Points No Action
4-9 Points Acceptable. If employee attends a Defensive Driving training course (course offered by Campus Safety) it will reduce point total by 2.
10 or more Points Loss of driving privileges for any 15-passenger van driven
for university business for a minimum of 12 months. At­
the end of 12 months, eligibility for driving privileges will
be contingent upon reinstatement of a valid U.S. driver’s­
license, total points per the point system, and completion of
a defensive driving course.
*Other serious violations: involves vehicular manslaughter, negligent homicide, felonious driving, felony with a vehicle, failure to stop or identify after a crash(including leaving the scene of a crash, hit and run, giving false information to a law enforcement officer). It also includes eluding or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer or any significant violation warranting suspension of license.

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