Appendix A: The Nebraska “Point System”

License Status

Symbol Description
V Valid
C Deceased
K Revoked
R Cancelled
N Suspended
S Confiscated
U Expired
X Surrendered
2 Reinstate/Revoked

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
Violation Points Assessed
1 thru 5 MPH 1 Point
Over 5 thru 10 MPH 2 Points
Over 10 MPH thru 35 MPH 3 Points
Over 35 MPH 4 Points
County Roads / State Highways
Violation Points Assessed
1 thru 5 MPH 1 Point
Over 10 thru 15 MPH 2 Points
Over 15 MPH thru 35 MPH 3 Points
Over 35 MPH 4 Points
Interstate Highway
Violation Points Assessed
1 thru 10 MPH 1 Point
Over 10 thru 15 MPH 2 Points
Over 15 MPH thru 35 MPH 3 Points
Over 35 MPH 4 Points

Other

Violation Points Assessed
*Motor Vehicle Homicide 12 Points
*Driving Under the Influence – 3rd Offense or Subsequent Offense** 12 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
* Leave the scene of an accident 6 Points
* Reckless driving (rash, heedless, dangerous) 5 Points
Careless driving (inattentive, forgetful, inconsiderate) 4 Points
Failure to yield to a pedestrian with bodily injury to the pedestrian 4 Points
Using a handheld wireless communication device to read, type or send written communication while operating a motor vehicle 3 Points
Negligent driving (indifferent, offhand, neglectful) 3 Points
Violate school bus crossing (arm out and flashing red signal lights) 3 Points
Failure to yield to a pedestrian with no bodily injury to pedestrian 2 Points
Failure to submit to an alcohol content test 1 Point
Operating a vehicle with an expired license or if no license has ever been issued 1 Point
All other traffic violations (excluding parking, muffler, no valid operator’s license on person, or for violations involving occupant protection system, motorcycle or a moped protective helmet) 1 Point

*Major Traffic Offense
**Third Offense drunken driving in violation of any city or village ordinance or of section 60-6,6196, as disclosed by the records of the director, regardless of whether the trial court found the same to be a third offense.
***The University considers DUI plea-bargained to a lesser charge the same as a DUI conviction.