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Traffic infractions for moving violationsSuspensionProbationNotice. (Effective January 1, 2023.)

(1) Whenever the official records of the department show that a person has committed a traffic infraction for a moving violation on three or more occasions within a one-year period, or on four or more occasions within a two-year period, the department must suspend the license of the driver for a period of 60 days and establish a period of probation for one calendar year to begin when the suspension ends. Prior to reinstatement of a license, the person must complete a safe driving course as recommended by the department. During the period of probation, the person must not be convicted of any additional traffic infractions for moving violations. Any traffic infraction for a moving violation committed during the period of probation shall result in an additional 30-day suspension to run consecutively with any suspension already being served.
(2) When a person has committed a traffic infraction for a moving violation on two occasions within a one-year period or three occasions within a two-year period, the department shall send the person a notice that an additional infraction will result in suspension of the person's license for a period of 60 days.
(3) The department may not charge a reissue fee at the end of the term of suspension under this section.
(4) For purposes of this section, multiple traffic infractions issued during or as the result of a single traffic stop constitute one occasion.

NOTES:

Effective date2021 c 240: See note following RCW 46.63.060.
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