Appendix A: The Nebraska “Point System”

Violations of 2 or More Points

Violation

Points Assessed

Major Traffic Offense •

Motor Vehicle Homicide

12 Points

Driving Under the Influence – 3rd Offense or Subsequent Offense**

12 Points

Failure to report an accident within 12 hours to law enforcement

8 Points

Failure to render aid in accident you are involved in

6 Points

Driving Under the Influence – 1st and 2nd Offense

6 Points

Willful reckless driving (deliberate & intentional)

6 Points

Reckless driving (rash, heedless, dangerous)

5 Points

Careless driving (inattentive, forgetful, inconsiderate)

4 Points

Leave the scene of an accident, but submit report within 12 hours

4 Points

Failure to yield to a pedestrian with bodily injury to the pedestrian

4 points

Negligent driving (indifferent, offhand, neglectful)

3 Points

Failure to yield to a pedestrian with no bodily injury to pedestrian

2 points

Use of handheld wireless communications device

0-6 points (UNL 12 month ban)

Speeding (points are assessed for speeding on the basis of miles per hour [MPH] over the posted speed limit and the type of road):

Business & Residential District

Over 10 MPH

3 Points

Over 5 thru 10 MPH

2 Points

County Roads / State Highways

Over 15 MPH

3 Points

Over 10 thru 15 MPH

2 Points

Interstate Highway

Over 15 MPH

3 Points

Over 10 thru 15 MPH

2 Points