DMV determines six-month suspension of license for drivers over 20 points

Before, the minimum time was one month. The score is valid for offenses committed since November 1, 2016.
31/10/2017 16h24 - Updated 1/11/2017 17h35
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From Wednesday (1º), the driver who accumulates 20 points or more in the driver's license will be subject to a document suspension for at least six months. Before, the minimum time was one month. The score is valid for offenses committed since November 1, 2016. The decision applies to every country.

The longest period of suspension was established by Federal Law No. 13.281, which promoted changes in the Brazilian Traffic Code (CTB). In force since November 2016, It takes effect in the standard suspension process from now are penalized because the driver to add or overcome 20 points in the period 12 months from the first offense.

According to the State Department Amazon Transit (DMV-AM), recidivist drivers in CNH loss in one year period will receive a minimum sentence of eight months. currently, in those cases, is six months. Already the maximum time remains 24 months.

After serving suspension, CNH will be restored and the driver can get back behind the wheel after presenting the certificate of completion of the refresher course, offered by the DMV-AM own.


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