Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER SIX TRAFFIC LAWS. I. Losing Your Driving Privilege A. Driving is a privilege, not a right B. Traffic Violations- 12 to 14 points in more than."— Presentation transcript:
I. Losing Your Driving Privilege A. Driving is a privilege, not a right B. Traffic Violations- 12 to 14 points in more than two years. C. Reasons to lose your license A. Failure to appear in court B. Failure to pay surcharges C. at fault in a fatal accident
Cont…Reasons to lose your license Driving while suspended Failure to provide proof of insurance Drug or alcohol use Reckless driving Repeated traffic law violations
II. Mandatory Sentences – DUI (Underage) A. BAC- above.01 B. 7 mo to a year suspension C. $300-$500 fine D. 12-48 hr in an IDRC, $75/day fee E. Up to 30 days imprisonment
Mandatory Sentences cont. (under 21) F. $100 Drunk driving fund fee G. $100 Alcohol Ed. Rehabilitation & Enforcement Fund Fee H. $1,000 annual surcharge for 3 years I. $75 safe Neighborhood Services fund fee
Mandatory Sentence DUI 3 mo suspension $250-400 fine 12-48hrs in IDRC, $75/day fee Up to 30 days imprisonment $100 DD fund fee $1,000 surcharge for three years
C. Open Container 1 st : $200 fine D. Driving on DUI suspension: additional 1-2 yr susp. $500 fine & $250 yr of 3 yr surcharge & 10 to 90 days in jail. E. Driving with no insurance 1 st : 1 yr susp. $300-1,000 fine, $250 a yr for 3 yr surcharge F. Driving with Drugs: 2yr susp, min. $50 fine.
Mandatory Sentences w/ Imprisonment Alcohol or drug related: 1 st offense – up to 30 days 2 nd offense – 48 hrs to 90 days 3 rd offense w/in 10 yrs of 2 nd – 180 days Driving on DUI suspension – 10 to 90 days Driving w/ no insurance – 14 days
III. Other Violations A. Not telling the truth when applying for a license or registration: $200-$500 fine, up to 6 mo. In jail, 6 mo to 2 yr suspension. B. Loan a license to another driver- $25- $100 fine and suspension of license
C. Have another person take the test for you: $200-$500 fine, and/or 30-90 days imprisonment and you may have your license revoked. D. Fail to pay 6 months of child support or provide healthcare; license will be suspended until support is paid.
IV. Breath Tests Implied Consent Law: A. If asked to take a breath test you must comply. B. Refusal – 6 mo suspension, $250 - $500 Fine & IDRC C. $1,000 surcharge for 3 years
Intoxicated Driver Resource Ctr. Any person convicted of an alcohol related traffic offense must be detained here The program evaluates for and alcohol or drug problem Failure to comply will result in further license suspension and possible jail time
The Point System p.57 MV keeps track of your driving record by adding points every time you’re convicted of a moving violation Violation in another state add 2pts Up to 3 pts will be subtracted from pt total for every year driver goes w/o a violation or suspension
Restoring Your License After completing the Driver Improvement program you are on probation for a year; any violation during that year will result in a suspension once again
Surcharges and Point Violations Drivers who accumulate 6 or more pts in a period of 3 yrs or less are subject to a surcharge of $100 for six pts and $25 for each additional pt Drivers must pay the surcharge each year for 3 years
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