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Understanding MVR Codes

Updated: Jul 15, 2022



The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) created standardized codes nationwide to assist states' driver licensing agencies (DMV) in identifying the type of driver convictions and moving violations.


At Seamless Search, our reports define the type of violation for you. Below are a list of the ACD codes from AAMVA in case want to further review your reports.


A04 – Driving under the influence of alcohol with BAC at or over .04 (PLI = Prescribed Limit)

A08 – Driving under the influence of alcohol with BAC at or over .08

A10 – Driving under the influence of alcohol with BAC at or over .10

A11 – Driving under the influence of alcohol with BAC at or over _ _ (detail field required)

A12 – Refused to submit to test for alcohol – Implied Consent Law

A20 – Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

A21 – Driving under the influence of alcohol

A22 – Driving under the influence of drugs

A23 – Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs

A24 – Driving under the influence of medication not intended to intoxicate

A25 – Driving while impaired

A26 – Drinking alcohol while operating a vehicle

A31 – Illegal possession of alcohol

A33 – Illegal possession of drugs (controlled substances)

A35 – Possession of open alcohol container

A41 – Driver violation of ignition interlock or immobilization device

A50 – Motor vehicle used in the commission of a felony involving manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing a controlled substance

A60 – Underage Convicted of Drinking and Driving at .02 or higher BAC

A61 – Underage Administrative Per Se – Drinking and Driving at .02 or higher BAC

A60 – Underage Convicted of Drinking and Driving at .02 or higher BAC

A61 – Underage Administrative Per Se – Drinking and Driving at .02 or higher BAC

A90 – Administrative Per Se for .10 BAC

A94 – Administrative Per Se for .04 BAC

A98 – Administrative Per Se for .08 BAC

B01 – Hit and run – failure to stop and render aid after accident

B02 – Hit and run – failure to stop and render aid after accident – Fatal accident

B03 – Hit and run – failure to stop and render aid after accident – Personal injury accident

B04 – Hit and run – failure to stop and render aid after accident – Property damage accident

B05 – Leaving accident scene before police arrive

B06 – Leaving accident scene before police arrive – Fatal accident

B07 – Leaving accident scene before police arrive – Personal injury accident

B08 – Leaving accident scene before police arrive – Property damage accident

B14 – Failure to reveal identity after fatal or personal injury accident

B19 – Driving while out of service order is in effect and transporting 16 or more passengers, including the driver and/or transporting hazardous materials that require a placard

B20 – Driving while license withdrawn

B21 – Driving while license barred

B22 – Driving while license canceled

B23 – Driving while license denied

B24 – Driving while license disqualified

B25 – Driving while license revoked

B26 – Driving while license suspended

B27 – General driving while out of service order is in effect

B41 – Possess or provide counterfeit or altered driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit) or ID

B51 – Expired or no driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

B56 – Driving a CMV without obtaining a CDL

B61 – Failed to file accident report

B63 – Failed to file future proof of financial responsibility

B64 – Failed to file insurance certification

B65 – Failed to file medical certification/disability information

B91 – Improper classification or endorsement on driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D02 – Misrepresentation of identity or other facts on application for driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D06 – Misrepresentation of identity or other facts to obtain alcohol

D07 – Possess multiple driver licenses (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D10 – Manufacture or make false driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D16 – Show or use improperly – Driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D27 – Violate limited license conditions

D29 – Violate restrictions of driver license (includes DL, CDL, and Instruction Permit)

D35 – Failure to comply with financial responsibility law

D36 – Failure to maintain required liability insurance

D37 – Failure to pay for damages or make installment payment

D38 – Failure to post security or obtain release from liability

D39 – Unsatisfied judgment

D45 – Failure to appear for trial or court appearance

D51 – Failure to make required payment of child support

D53 – Failure to make required payment of fine and costs (detail sometimes required)

D56 – Failure to answer a citation, pay fines, penalties and/or costs related to the original violation (detail sometimes required)

D70 – Driver’s view obstructed

D72 – Inability to control vehicle

D74 – Operating a motor vehicle improperly because of drowsiness

D75 – Operating a motor vehicle improperly due to physical or mental disability

D78 – Perjury about the operation of a motor vehicle

E01 – Operating without equipment as required by law

E02 – Operating without brakes as required by law

E03 – Operating without HAZMAT safety equipment as required by law

E04 – Operating without HAZMAT placards/markings as required by law

E05 – Operating without lights as required by law

E06 – Operating without school bus equipment as required by law

E23 – Use of radar or laser detector prohibited by law

E31 – Defective brakes