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 a DUI attorney, such as The Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, for the expungement of a DUI conviction).

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Offices Located In

  • Orange County
  • Orange 1045 West Katella Avenue #350, Orange, CA 92867 714.716.2589
  • Irvine 19800 Macarthur Boulevard #300, Irvine, CA 92612 949.752.1550
  • Huntington Beach 16152 Beach Blvd, Suite 280, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 562.989.4774
  • Inland Empire
  • Riverside 7121 Magnolia Avenue Suite H, Riverside, CA 92504 951.369.4999
  • Rancho Cucamonga 8608 Utica Avenue, Suite 220, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 909.689.4515
  • LA County
  • Long Beach 3780 Kilroy Airport Way #200, Long Beach, CA 90806 562.989.4774
  • Torrance 21515 Hawthorne Boulevard Suite 200, Torrance, CA 90503 424.271.0490

Call or email the Firm’s founder, Lawrence Taylor (retired), or our Managing Attorney, Chris Taylor, for a free consultation.