Points for Bicyclists’ Violations
RC asked: Can conviction of a moving violation by a bicyclist result in points on that person’s driver’s license?
No. The point system is established for violations by motor vehicle operators, which requires a driver’s license. Bicycles are not motor vehicles and violations are specifically excluded from that system since no license is required.
s. 322.27 – Authority of Department to Suspend or Revoke License
(3) There is established a point system for evaluation of convictions of violations of motor vehicle laws or ordinances ….
7. … However, no points shall be imposed for violation of … s. 316.2065. (Bicycle Regulations)
(i) This subsection shall not apply to persons operating a non-motorized vehicle for which a driver’s license is not required.
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