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Nevada Driving Record:
What It Shows & How to Remove Points (Guide)

If you are a resident of Nevada and are interested in obtaining a copy of your driving record, simply visit your local Department of Vehicles (DMV) or go online. A copy of your 3-year or 10-year driving record is available for a $7 fee.
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What Information Does My Nevada Driving Record Show?

A Nevada driving record will contain your driver's history. Included in the record are car accidents, citations, DUIs, and suspensions. Along with this information, your driving record will also show the points against your license.

What are Points on a Driving Record?

Under Nevada's demerit point system, a driver who gets 12 or more points on their driving record within 1 year will be punished with a 6-month suspension on their license. Demerit points are added to a driving record following traffic violations and certain criminal traffic violations.

How Many Points is a Speeding Ticket in Nevada?

One to 10 mph over the posted speed limit equals 1 point on your driving record. Eleven to 20 miles over the speed limit is 2 points. Twenty-one to 30 mph over the speed limit is 3 points.

Also Read: Ways to Check if Your License is Suspended in Nevada

Do You Lose Your License for a DUI in Nevada?

If you get a DUI in Nevada, the DMV automatically suspends your driver's license for 90 days. If you get a 2nd DUI over the next 7 years, your license will be suspended for 1 year.

How Do I Get a DUI Removed From My Record in Nevada?

The only way to have a DUI removed from your driving record in Nevada is by filing for a record sealing with the court. Nevada law permits DUI conviction records to be sealed 7 years after the case ends for 1st and 2nd offense DUI. However, criminal records may never be sealed for felony DUI convictions, which include 3rd offense DUI and DUI causing injury or death.

If you manage to get your convictions sealed, they will not be visible to potential employers, landlords, or anyone else performing background checks.

Related Article: How Do I Lookup a Dui Arrest Record?

What Speed is Reckless Driving in Nevada?

It depends. Any unreasonable speed considering the traffic, weather, and highway conditions may be considered reckless driving. Likewise, any speed that could cause injury, death, or property damage; at a speed greater than a posted speed limit; and any speed greater than 80 miles per hour.

How Can I Get Points Removed From My License?

Points begin disappearing automatically after 12 months of receiving the first one. By completing a traffic safety course, you can get 3 points shaved off your driving record. You are not allowed to attend traffic school more than once per year to remove 3 points from your record.

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