Cherokee County License Point Schedule

Below is a listing of the state’s complete point schedule for the points that are assessed against a person’s Georgia driver’s license if they are convicted of a traffic offense.

Code SectionOffensePenalty
40-6-2Failure to Obey Person Directing Traffic3 points
40-6-6Emergency Vehicle Violation3 points
40-6-11No Proof of Insurance-Motorcycle3 points
40-6-14Limits on Sound Volume3 points
40-6-16(b)“Move Over” Violation3 points
40-6-16(c)Improper Passing of a Stationary Utility Service Vehicle3 points
40-6-16.1Improper Passing of an Active Sanitation Vehicle3 points
40-6-17Use of Traffic-Control Device Preemption Emitter (while operating a motor vehicle)3 points
40-6-20Disregard of Traffic Control Device or Signal3 points
40-6-21Failure to Obey Traffic Signal or Light3 points
40-6-23Failure to Obey Flashing Signal3 points
40-6-24Lane Direction Violation3 points
40-6-26(a)Tampering with Traffic Signs or Signals (while operating vehicle)3 points
40-6-26(b)Operating Vehicle on Closed Roadway3 points
40-6-27Tampering with Pavement Markers (while operating vehicle)
40-6-40Improper Lane Usage3 points
40-6-41Failure to Yield to Oncoming Traffic3 points
40-6-42Improper Passing3 points
40-6-43Improper Passing on the Right3 points
40-6-44Improper Passing3 points
40-6-45Improper Passing on Hill or Curve4 points
40-6-46Passing in a No Passing Zone3 points
40-6-47(b)Wrong Way on One-Way Road3 points
40-6-47(c)Rotary Traffic Island Violation3 points
40-6-48Improper/Erratic Lane Change/Failure to Maintain Lane3 points
40-6-49Following Too Closely3 points
40-6-50Driving Within Gore or Improper Entry to Controlled Access Highway3 points
40-6-51Improper Use of Controlled-Access Road3 points
40-6-51(a)(1)Improper Use of Controlled-Access Road3 points
40-6-51(a)(2)Improper Use of Controlled-Access Road3 points
40-6-52Truck Lane Usage Violation3 points
40-6-53Bus or Motorcoach Lane Violation3 points
40-6-54HOV Lane Violation1 point for 4th +
40-6-55Failure to Yield to Bicycle3 points
40-6-56Failure to Maintain Safe Distance from Bicycle3 points
40-6-70Failure to Yield at Intersection3 points
40-6-71Failure to Yield when Turning Left3 points
40-6-72Stop/Yield Sign Violation3 points
40-6-73Failure to Yield when Crossing or Entering Road3 points
40-6-74Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle3 points
40-6-75Failure to Yield to Construction Vehicle3 points
40-6-76Failure to Yield to Funeral Procession3 points
40-6-91Failure to Yield to Pedestrian3 points
40-6-93Failure to Exercise Due Care Near Pedestrian3 points
40-6-94Failure to Yield to Blind Pedestrian3 points
40-6-98Driving Through Safety Zone3 points
40-6-120Improper Turning3 points
40-6-121Improper U-Turn3 points
40-6-122Improper Starting3 points
40-6-123Failure to Signal Turn3 points
40-6-124Improper Use of Signal3 points
40-6-125Improper Use of Hand Signal3 points
40-6-126Improper Use of Turn Lane3 points
40-6-140Railroad Grade Crossing Violation3 points
40-6-141Disregard of Stop Sign at Railroad Grade Crossing3 points
40-6-142Failure to Stop at Railroad Grade Crossing3 points
40-6-143Improper Movement of Heavy Equipment at Railroad Grade Crossing3 points
40-6-144Improper Emerging from Alley, Driveway or Building3 points
40-6-160School Bus Speeding Violation15-18 mph-2 points   19-23 mph-3 points 24-33 mph-4 points 34+ mph-6 points
40-6-161School Bus Headlight or Communication Device Violation3 points
40-6-162School Bus Signal Violation3 points
40-6-163Unlawful Passing of School Bus6 points
40-6-164School Bus Disembarking Violation3 points
40-6-165School Bus Operation Violation3 points
40-6-181Speeding15-18mph- 2 points   19-23mph- 3 points 24-33mph- 4 points 34+mph- 6 points
40-6-184Impeding the Flow of Traffic3 points
40-6-184(a)Speed Less than Minimum3 points
40-6-184(c)Impeding the Flow of Traffic3 points
40-6-185Speeding on Bridge or Structure15-18 mph-2 points   19-23 mph-3 points 24-33 mph-4 points 34+ mph-6 points
40-6-188Speeding in Work Zone15-18 mph-2 points   19-23 mph-3 points 24-33 mph-4 points 34+ mph-6 points
40-6-205Obstructing an Intersection3 points
40-6-240Improper Backing3 points
40-6-241Failure to Exercise Due Care/Unlawful Use of Wireless Device1 point – 1st offense
2 points – 2nd offense
3 points – 3rd or subsequent offense
40-6-242Driving with Obstructed View3 points
40-6-244Allowing Passenger in House Trailer3 points
40-6-245Improper Mountain/Canyon Driving3 points
40-6-246Coasting3 points
40-6-247Improper Following of Emergency Vehicle3 points
40-6-248Crossing Fire Hose3 points
40-6-248.1Unsecured Load Resulting in Accident2 points
40-6-250Wearing Device Impairing Vision or Hearing3 points
40-6-251Laying Drags3 points
40-6-252Cruising3 points
40-6-253Open Container2 points
40-6-253.1Improper Transportation of Infectious Substance3 points
40-6-254Unsecured Load Resulting in Accident2 points
40-6-271Violation of Duty Upon Striking Unattended Vehicle3 points
40-6-272Violation of Duty Upon Striking Fixed Object3 points
40-6-273Failure to Report Accident3 points
40-6-275Failure to Remove Vehicle from Roadway3 points
40-6-311Improper Operation of Motorcycle3 points
40-6-312Motorcycle Lane Violation3 points
40-6-312(e)Operation of Motorcycle Without Head/Taillight3 points
40-6-313Clinging to Vehicle While on Motorcycle3 points
40-6-314Motorcycle Equipment Violation3 points
40-6-315Motorcycle Protective Gear Violation3 points
40-6-326Operating Personal Assistive Mobility Device While Intoxicated3 points
40-6-352Moped Headgear Violation3 points
40-6-361Low Speed Vehicle Lane Violation3 points
40-6-362Low Speed Vehicle Roadway Violation3 points
40-6-390Reckless Driving4 points
40-6-393.1(c)Feticide by Vehicle-2nd Degree3 points
40-6-397Aggressive Driving6 points
  40-8-76Child or Youth Restraint not properly used (under the age of 8)1 point – 1st offense   2 points –  2nd or subsequent offense

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