Offenses for Persons Under 21


If you are under 21 years of age, there are several laws that apply specifically to drivers in your age group that you must be aware of.


If you are a driver under the age of 21 and you are convicted of any of the following offenses, your license will be suspended for six months (first offense) or 12 months (second offense):
  • Driving Under the Influence of drugs and/or alcohol (DUI)
  • Eluding or attempting to elude a police officer
  • Racing
  • Reckless driving
  • Hit and run
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Purchase of an alcoholic beverage
  • Any moving violation for which four or more points are assessed, including speeding 24 miles per hour or more over the speed limit
  • For drivers under age 18, if you accrue four or more points in a 12 month period of time, your license will be suspended
  • Any DUI conviction in which your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 or higher will result in a 12-month suspension, even if it is the first offense
  • A DUI conviction in which your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is greater than 0.02, but less than 0.08, will result in a 6-month suspension for the first offense
  • Misrepresenting Age for Purpose of Illegally Obtaining an Alcoholic Beverage
  • Improper Passing on a Hill or Curve
  • Unlawful passing of a School Bus
  • Aggressive Driving