Pennsylvania Points & License

Dealing with PennDOT Point System – Avoid License Suspension

In the state of Pennsylvania, the Department of Transportation (PennDOT) assigns certain points to traffic violations. Drivers accumulate points against them if they are found guilty of driving violations. PennDOT takes corrective action when there are six or more points against a driving record.

The traffic ticket attorneys at Colgan & Associates, LLC are experienced in dealing with PennDOT and the point system, helping many clients avoid license suspension and other penalties due to traffic offenses.

Book a free consultation with a traffic ticket lawyer for information on the Pennsylvania point system and effects on the status of a driver’s license. Our firm is committed to assisting clients that are facing the possible loss of certain rights and freedoms due to traffic violations or the failure to respond to a traffic ticket.

The Pennsylvania Point System: How It Affects Your Driving Privileges and Finances

Individuals who are unable to drive because of license suspension may experience financial hardship due to the inability to drive to work or school. Additionally, insurance rates usually increase for individuals with traffic tickets. The Pennsylvania point system affects drivers in the following ways:

  • First time reaching 6 or more points – driver takes a special written exam and is required to pass within 30 days or faces license suspension. 2-point removal from the record if the driver passes the exam.
  • Second time 6 points are reached – the driver must take an on the road driving exam and faces a 15-day license suspension.
  • Third time 6 points are reached – driver faces a PennDOT hearing.

If a driver accumulates 11 points, it can result in an automatic license suspension but would depend on a number of prior suspensions. It is best to have legal representation from attorneys who can protect your rights and represent your best interests when dealing with PennDOT. Our firm has succeeded in helping clients eliminate points from their driving records and lessen fines associated with the violations.

We are knowledgeable in all aspects of traffic laws and violations and understand the Pennsylvania point system. Colgan & Associates, LLC is ready to help clients with all legal solutions to problems with driving privileges and traffic tickets. Make an appointment for a no-cost consultation with a reliable traffic ticket lawyer now.

Contact a traffic ticket attorney at our firm today. Our legal team serves all of South Central Pennsylvania including Gettysburg, Camp Hill, Carlisle, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, York, Adams County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Perry County, York County and surrounding areas. 


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