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Laquita Rochelle Stokes
(901) 526-1076
One Memphis Place, 200 Jefferson, Suite 750
Memphis, TN
Specialties
DUI, Adoption, Child Custody, Speeding Ticket, Child Support, Divorce, Corporate, Entertainment, Wills
Education
University of Kentucky College of Law,Vanderbilt University
State Licensing
Tennessee

John Houser Parker II
(901) 522-8200
8 South Third St Ste 500
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Litigation, DUI, Speeding Ticket
Education
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law,Mississippi State University
State Licensing
Tennessee

Brown Winn Davis Jr
(662) 393-9466
1613 Main St
Southaven, MS
 
Boyd Law Group the
(662) 349-0026
7075 Golden Oaks Loop W
Southaven, MS
 
Taylor Jones & Alexander Ltd
(662) 342-1300
961 Main St
Southaven, MS
 
David Wayne Willis
8 S 3RD ST STE 501
MEMPHIS, TN
Specialties
Criminal Defense, DUI, Speeding Ticket, Juvenile
Education
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law,Austin Peay State University,University of
State Licensing
Tennessee

McGown Eugenia Gaerig
(662) 349-0664
5779 Getwell Rd
Southaven, MS
 
Milam Heidi S
(662) 449-3099
230 Goodman Rd E Ste 2
Southaven, MS
 
Turner John B
(662) 349-0664
5779 Getwell Rd
Southaven, MS
 
Stroud Philip A
(662) 536-5656
5779 Getwell Rd
Southaven, MS
 

Two Points Not a Win For Your Driving Record

By Michelle Groh-Gordy   

When it comes to driving, there are a dozen correct answers to that question. There are 12 vehicle code regulations in California that you can violate to earn the DMV's equivalent of the Scarlet Letter of driving: a two-point offense on your driving record.

If a single point on your driving record can put a painful squeeze on your wallet by increasing your insurance premiums as much as 20 percent (depending on your driving record and insurance policy provisions), a two-point offense might just leave you seeking alternate means of transportation altogether.

Most common traffic violations are worth a single point. If you drive a little too fast or too slow, if you do a graceful "California Roll" through a stop sign, or if you think a traffic light that just turned yellow means "go faster," you might be well-acquainted with one-point offenses.

Once every 18 months, you can do a little traffic school time as penance, and presto! Your point is masked on your DMV record and your insurance company is none the wiser. However, if you get a second single-point violation in 18 months and go to traffic school for it, the point will be visible on your driving record as "dismissed." Your savvy little insurance professional will then know that you had a second violation in an 18-month period and may raise your rates accordingly. So much for circumventing the system.

While the DMV says you are a negligent driver if you receive four cumulative points in one year, six points in two years or eight points in three years, your insurance agency will probably stop having warm, fuzzy thoughts about you after you receive even one two-point offense. Aside from the horrific potential many two-point offenses have for causing injury or even death, the list of additional possible consequences is daunting. Jail time. Huge fines and penalty assessments. Impound fees. Court fees. Attorney fees. Expensive, court-ordered correctional classes. The previously mentioned No More Mr./Mrs. Nice Guy from your insurance agent. Oh, and for many of the offenses, the DMV will assure that your driver's license becomes as worthless as a three-dollar bill.

Two-point offenses in California:
  • Evading a peace officer/reckless driving

  • Driving while license is suspended or revoked

  • Hit and run with injury or property damage

  • Driving on the wrong side of a divided highway

  • Driving at speeds over 100 mph

  • Reckless driving

  • Reckless drivi...

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