Colorado Point System

Suspension of Driving Privileges
The point system is based on the age of the driver and type of license. If you are in one of the following age categories and accumulate points as shown, the Colorado Motor Vehicle Division may suspend your driving privilege for as long as one year.

Age Brackets
Minor driver - 16-18 years of age:
  • More than five points in 12 months
  • More than six points within time period for which license was issued
Provisional driver - 18-21 years of age:
  • Nine points in 12 months
  • 12 points in 24 months
  • 14 points within time period for which license was issued
Driver - 21 years of age or older:
  • 12 points in 12 months
  • 18 points in 24 months
Driver in course of employment*:
  • 16 points in 12 months
  • 24 points in 24 months
  • 28 points in 48 months
*The court reports driving convictions to the Motor Vehicle Department which can track the points to your driving record.