Jonathan Edewards

How long does a traffic violation, accident, or suspension stay on my Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and drive up my insurance rates?

Answer: at least 3 years (36 months).  This is standard across all insurance companies in California. DUIs: 10 years. License Suspension (including for “Failure to Appear”): 5 years, depending on the insurance company.  Insurance companies have some flexibility… Read More