California Driving Records

Your California Driving Record
How to get a copy of your record from the Department of Motor Vehicles for $5. For effects on car insurance, see Insurance after a DUI.

How Long Does the DMV Keep My Driving Record?
According to this California DMV site, currently about 10 years — but, in practice, this varies.

National Database of Driving Records
How to obtain your driving records from any state from the Department of Transportation's National Center for Statistics and Analysis.

National Driving History Search
Private company provides searches of driving records by state; the price depends upon the state.

Expungement
Instructions and forms for expunging your conviction under California Penal Code section 1203.4. (Note: It is advisable to retain an attorney for this procedure).

DMV Warning.
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