Points stay on your license for at least one year in Oklahoma, since the DMV will remove two points from your license if you have no traffic convictions for 12 months. All points will be removed from your record if you stay violation free for three years. After they expire, license points will no longer affect your driving privileges, so it’s worth keeping track of how much longer your points will last.
License points are designed to penalize drivers for unsafe behavior, and different moving violations will result in a different number of points in each state. For example, in Oklahoma, speeding 25 miles per hour over the limit will result in three points.
Accumulating too many points too quickly can lead to serious consequences like fines and license suspensions. Drivers might also be classified as a high-risk to insure or be required to file an SR-22. In Oklahoma, 10 points in 5 years will result in a license suspension.
Driving license points are also important because insurance companies check driving records to determine how much risk a driver presents. Customers with more violations on their record will be charged a higher premium since they are considered more likely to file a claim.
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