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Suspensions & Reinstatements

Other Suspensions


12-Point Suspension

A 12-point suspension is caused by an accumulation of 12 or more points on your driving record within a two-year period.

Reinstatement Requirements
  • Serve six-month suspension
  • Complete a remedial driving course
  • File a certificate of insurance (SR-22/bond)
  • Pay a reinstatement fee
  • Retake complete driver license exam

Ohio Revised Code: 4510.037 4510.038


Six-Point Warning Letter

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) sends out warning letters when six points are accumulated on a driving record within a two-year period. The warning letter lists the violations with the number of points for each. The BMV mails the letter to the address on file for the driver. For reference, the letter includes reinstatement requirements for a 12-point suspension.

Ohio Revised Code: 4510.037 (A)

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