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Driver's licence: scale of points withdrawn by violation

Verified 26 janvier 2022 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

The point permit system applies to all driving licences. Points may be withdrawn if you do not follow the rules of the road. The number of points removed goes from 1-6 depending on the severity of the offence. If you commit multiple offences at the same time, it can be withdrawn maximum 8 points.

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Offences related to alcohol or drug use: class of offence and number of points withdrawn

Alcohol or narcotics

Category of offence

Number of points removed

Driving with a blood alcohol content between 0,5 and 0,8 g/litre of blood (0,25 and 0,4 mg/litre of air expired)

Contravention - 41 class

6

Driving with a blood alcohol ⩾ 0.8 g/litre of blood or in manifest drunkenness

Delivered

6

Recidivism of driving with a blood alcohol ⩾ 0,8 g/litre of blood or in manifest drunkenness

Delivered

6

Refusal to undergo blood alcohol testing

Delivered

6

Conduct after use of narcotics or refusal to screen narcotics

Delivered

6

Failure to comply with the requirement to drive a vehicle equipped with an approved electronic alcohol ignition interlock device

Delivered

6

  Warning : if you probationary period, in early learning, supervised or supervised, the maximum permitted alcohol level is 0,2 g/l of blood (i.e. 0.10 mg/l air).

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What is the risk in case of a road violation?

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister

Offences relating to non-compliance with speed limits: class of offence and number of points withdrawn

Speed

Contravention Class

Number of points removed

Speed exceeding 20 km/h

31 class

1

Excess speed ≤ 20 km/h if maximum speed ≤ 50 km/h

41 class

1

Excess speed ⩾ 20 km/h and less than 30 km/h

41 class

2

Excess speed ⩾ 30 km/h and less than 40 km/h

41 class

3

Excess speed ⩾ 40 km/h and less than 50 km/h

41 class

4

Speed exceeding 50 km/h

51 class

6

Transport, holding, use of equipment to detect or disrupt speed checks (radar detectors)

51 class

6

View simulator to find out how many points are withdrawn in the event of a traffic offence:

What is the risk in case of a road violation?

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister

Traffic, parking and behaviour offences: class of offence and number of points withdrawn

Traffic and parking

Contravention Class

Number of points removed

Continuous Line Overlap

41 class

1

Accelerating a Driver About to Be Exceeded

41 class

2

Left-hand traffic on two-way pavement

41 class

3

Dangerous overflow

41 class

3

Continuous Line Crossing

41 class

3

Failure to respect safety distances between two vehicles

41 class

3

Change direction without warning

21 class

3

Emergency stop belt traffic

41 class

3

Dangerous parking

41 class

3

Use of handheld phone while driving or handheld kit, an earpiece or a helmet

41 class

3

Priority Denial

41 class

4

Failure to stop at red light, stop or give way

41 class

4

Circulation forbidden

41 class

4

Night traffic without lighting or insufficient visibility without lighting

41 class

4

Non-compliance with the obligation to give way to pedestrians who regularly enter a road crossing or who clearly intend to cross

41 class

6

Failure to give way to pedestrian traffic in a pedestrian area or meeting area

41 class

6

Driving despite administrative or judicial suspension of the driving licence or retention of the driving licence

Delivered

6

Involuntary injuries to a third party resulting in a work interruption of more than 3 months

Delivered

6

Refusal to comply

Delivered

6

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Equipment offences: class of offence and number of points withdrawn

Helmet or safety belt

Contravention Class

Number of points removed

In the case of driving a 2-wheel drive: gloves defect

31 class

1

In the case of driving a 2-wheel drive: helmet defect

41 class

3

Failure to wear seat belts

41 class

3

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Vehicle-related offences: class of offence and number of points withdrawn

Windows

Contravention Class

Number of points

Non-compliance with the transparency of front windows (driver and passenger windscreens and windows)

41 class

3

Non-compliance with passenger transport within seating capacity

41 class

3

View simulator to find out how many points are withdrawn in the event of a traffic offence:

What is the risk in case of a road violation?

Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Dila) - Prime Minister