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  • Point SystemUnder Michigan law, some traffic violations are civil infractions while others are misdemeanors or felonies.
  • Referral for Driver ReexaminationMichigan law authorizes the Department of State to reexamine a driver when there is reason to believe the driver may be unable to operate a motor vehicle safely.
  • ProbationAll new Michigan drivers, regardless of age, are placed on probation for a minimum of three years if they have not been previously licensed.
  • CrashesThe Michigan Vehicle Code authorizes the Secretary of State to reexamine drivers due to crash involvement under certain circumstances.
  • Restriction ViolationsRestrictions may be placed on your driving privileges for many reasons, and may range from specific times and places you may drive, to requiring special equipment or corrective lens.
  • Driver Assessment Reexamination ProcessThe privilege to drive is often taken for granted, but you may lose your privilege to drive for many reasons.



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