PENNSYLVANIA TRAFFIC PENALTIES​​

Motor Vehicle Code Violations

  • Section 1516 - Violation of restriction on driver’s license: 2 points and $25 fine
  • Section 1571 - Violation concerning license: 3 points and $100 fine
  • Section 1786f - Required financial responsibility: 90 day license suspension and $300 fine
  • Section 3102 - Failure to obey policeman or authorized person: 2 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3112(a)(3)(i) or (ii) - Failure to stop at red light: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3302 - Failure to yield half of roadway to oncoming vehicle: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3303 to 3305 - Improper passing: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3306(a)(1) - Improper Passing: 4 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3306(a)(2) and (3) and Section 3307 - Other improper passing: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3310 - Following too closely: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3321 and 3322: Failure to yield offenses: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3323(b) and (c) - Failure to stop for stop sign or yield for yield sign: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3324 - Failure to yield when entering roadway between intersections: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3327 - Duty of driver in emergency response situation: 90 day mandatory license suspension and $250 fine
  • Section 3332 - Improper turning around: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3341(a) - Failure to obey signal indicating approach of train: 2 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3341(b): Failure to comply with crossing gate or barrier: 4 points and 30 day license suspension
  • Section 3342(b) or (e) - Failure to stop are railroad crossing: 4 points and fine ranging from $200 to $500
  • Section 3344 - Failure to stop when entering from alley, driveway or building: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3345(a) - Failure to stop for school bus with flashing red lights: 5 points and 60 day suspension
  • Section 3361 - Driving too fast for conditions: 2 points and $35 fine
  • Section 3362 - Speeding or Exceeding Maximum Speed: Fines are $35 plus $2 for every mile per hour over the speed limit
              5 mph or less: 0 points plus fines
             6-10 mph over: 2 points plus fines
             11-15 mph over: 3 points plus fines
             16-25 mph over: 4 points plus fines
             26-30 mph over: 5 points plus fines
             31+ mph over: 5 points, departmental hearing and additional sanctions, to include suspension, driver improvement school,                 and/or road examination.
  • Work Zone Speeding: If 11+ mph over the speed limit, a 15 day suspension
  • Section 3365(b) - Exceeding special speed limit in school zone: 3 points and 60 days suspension for a 2nd or subsequent offense
  • Section 3365(c) - Exceeding special speed limit for trucks on downgrades: 3 points and fines
  • Section 3542(a) and 3547 - Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk or sidewalk: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3702 - Improper backing: 3 points and $25 fine
  • Section 3714(a) - Careless driving: 3 points and fine of up to $300
  • Section 3736(a) - Reckless Driving: 6 month mandatory license suspension and $200 minimum fine
  • Section 3745 - Leaving scene of accident involving property damage: 4 points, $300 fine and up to 90 days in jail.



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