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Speeding

An individual's driving privilege will be revoked for at least 30 days if they are convicted of:

  • Driving any vehicle more than 15 mph over the speed limit while driving at a speed greater than 55 mph
  • Driving at a speed greater than 80 mph

A license will be revoked for 60 days if an individual is convicted of:

  • Two speeding charges within one year
  • Speeding plus reckless driving on the same occasion
Offense*Length of Suspension or RevocationDescription Statute(s)

Suspension Statute(s)

First offense30 days20.16.1(a)20.16.1(a)
Second offense within 12 months60 days20.16.1(c)20.16.1(c)
Convicted of reckless driving on the same occasion60 days20.16.1(d)20.16.1(d)
Two convictions speeding over 55 mph in 12 monthsUp to 6 monthsGS 20-16.1 20-16(a)(9)20-19(a)

*Every driving record is unique and might contain multiple suspensions, which can change eligibility dates for hearings or reinstatements. For current information about an individual driving record, including eligibility dates and any outstanding fines, call (919) 715-7000.

7/10/2018 10:18 AM

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