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 Driver Registry
How to obtain your driving records from any state from the Information about the computerized national database of information about U.S. drivers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked, or who have been convicted of serious traffic violations such as DUI.

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

Information about 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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