Safe Driver Insurance Plan
List of Major Surchargeable Traffic Law Violations

211 CMR: DIVISION OF INSURANCE
Appendix A: Traffic Law Violations

The following abbreviations are used in this listing:
"M.G.L. c. ____, § ____"
refers to the Chapter and Section of the Massachusetts General Laws

____ CMR ____"

refers to the Code of Massachusetts Regulations

MAJOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS

Driving to endanger or reckless driving

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24

Leaving Scene of Accident after Injuring a Person

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24

Leaving Scene of Accident after Injuring a Property

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24

Leaving Scene of Personal Injury and Death

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24

Liquor and narcotics, operating under the influence of (including assignment to a driver alcohol education program or controlled substance treatment or rehabilitation program under M.G.L. c. 90, § 24D)

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24

Liquor and Narcotics, operating under the influence of and reckless operation causing serious injury

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24L

Operating after revocation of license

M.G.L. c. 90, § 23

Operating after Suspension of Drivers License

M.G.L. c. 90, § 23

Refusing to Stop for Officer

M.G.L. c. 90, § 25

Vehicular homicide

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24G

Manslaughter (only if by Motor Vehicle)

M.G.L. c. 265, § 13

Out-of-state incidents to be counted as Major Violations:

  • Operating under the influence of liquor and/or narcotics, (including assignment to a driver alcohol education program)
  • Vehicular homicide

ADDITIONAL MAJOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
FOR INCIDENTS THAT OCCUR ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 28, 2005

OUI while license suspended for OUI

M.G.L. c. 90, § 23

Child endangerment while OUI

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24V

Manslaughter while OUI

M.G.L. c. 265, § 13 ½

ADDITIONAL MAJOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
FOR INCIDENTS THAT OCCUR ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2006

Permit unlicensed suspended operation of MV

M.G.L. c. 90, § 12(b)

Permit operation without ignition interlock

M.G.L. c. 90, § 12(c)

Operate without ignition interlock

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24S(a)

Tamper with ignition interlock

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24T(a)

Bypass ignition interlock for another

M.G.L. c. 90, § 24U(a)(1)