List Of Suspensions and Disqualification Offenses taken by DDS

The following are offenses for which DDS will suspend the license or driving privileges.  Court convictions by a court of the following offenses may result in suspension:

  •  §40-6-393 Homicide by Vehicle (1st and 2nd Degree)
  • §40-6-270 Hit and Run or Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • §40-6-394 Serious Injury by Vehicle
  • §40-6-393.1 Feticide by Vehicle (1st Degree)
  • §40-6-15 Operating a motor vehicle with a revoked, cancelled, or suspended registration
  • §40-6-186 Racing on Highways or Streets
  • §40-6-395 Using a motor vehicle in fleeing or attempting to elude an officer
  • §40-6-391 Driving under the Influence/DUI Child Endangerment
  • §40-6-10 No Insurance/Failure to Show Proof of Insurance
  • §40-5-121 Driving While License Suspended or Revoked
  • §32-6-30 Refusal to Weigh
  • §40-5-30 Violation of License Restriction (not mandatory, at the discretion of the court)
  • Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used
  • Accumulation of fifteen (15) or more points in any consecutive 24-month period

For persons under the age of 21, any of the above convictions AND:

  • §40-6-390 Reckless Driving

For persons under the age of 21 who are Georgia residents, any of the above convictions AND:

  • §40-6-397 Aggressive Driving
  • §40-6-45(a)(1) Improper Passing on a hill or curve
  • §40-6-163 Unlawful passing of a school bus
  • §40-6-181 Exceeding the speed limit by 24 mph or more

For persons under the age of 18 who are Georgia residents, any of the above convictions AND


  • §40-5-57.1 Accumulation of four (4) or more points in any consecutive twelve (12) month period

Administrative License Suspensions/Revocations


  • Refusal to submit to a test to determine the driver’s alcohol concentration
  • Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level requires suspension
  • Georgia residents who have accumulated at least 15 points in any consecutive 24-month period  
  • Failure to Respond to Citation
  • Noncompliance with Child Support Order
  • Failure to pay the Super Speeder Fee
  • Ignition Interlock Device Permit
  • Medical Revocation
  • Safety Responsibility

Revocations Triggered by Operation of Law

  • Any moving violation conviction while driving with limited permit
  • Habitual Violator
  • Violating conditions of limited permit

Disqualification of Commercial Driving Privileges

  •  In addition to the above suspensions, commercial driving privileges will be disqualified pursuant to O.C.G.A. §40-5-151 for:
    • Any offense listed in O.C.G.A. §40-5-54
    • Conviction of any violation of code sections §16-8-2 through §16-8-9 if the property that was the subject of the theft was a vehicle engaged in commercial transportation, any appurtenance thereto, or any cargo contained therein or thereon
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
    • Refusal to submit to a test to determine the driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC)
    • Using a CMV in the commission of a felony
    • Failure to report striking an unattended vehicle
    • Failure to report striking a fixed object
    • Failure to report an accident 
    • Driving a commercial motor vehicle while the person’s commercial driver’s license or commercial driving privilege is revoked, suspended, canceled, or disqualified
    • Commission of multiple serious traffic violations
    • Violations of out-of-service orders
    • Conviction of a railroad grade crossing offense while operating a commercial motor vehicle
    • Falsification of information on CDL application and/or supporting documents
    • Notification from FMCSA of imminent hazard
    • Any violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act (Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated) (§40-5-75) ONLY when a motor vehicle was knowingly used in the commission of any felony involving the trafficking, manufacture, distribution, sale, transfer, dispensing, or possessio with intent to manufacture, distribute, cultivate, sell, traffic in, or dispense a controlled substance or marijuana