VIOLATIONS THAT CARRY POINTSDrivers who are convicted of traffic offenses may see their driving privileges suspended for a limited period of time or permanently revoked. The severity of the punishment will depend on the nature and frequency of a driver's current and past traffic offenses.

Each state has set-up its own system for punishing traffic violations with some states following a point system that assigns points for different violations. Under this system, drivers who receive too many points within a set period of time face a license suspension or revocation.

VIOLATIONS THAT CARRY POINTSSerious traffic violations include the following: aggravated driving under the influence (DUI) or causing personal injury or death as a result of a DUI; careless driving; drag racing or participating in a speed contests; driving under the influence (DUI); driving with a suspended or revoked license; evading a peace officer; failure to stop for a school bus; failure to yield right-of-way; hit-and-run or leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in injury or property damage; reckless driving; refusing a test for alcohol or drugs after being arrested for DUI; speeding in a construction zone; speeding in excess of 100 mph; speeding in excess of the posted speed limit by 10/20/30/40 mph; tailgating or following too close; and transporting explosives.

here is list to all violations in california that carry a point on your driving record: DMV POINT COUNT