Driver's License Questions

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License Suspension Questions

Will I lose my license and can I try to prevent this?

If you were arrested for DUI, physical control, or minor DUI, you are likely facing a suspension or revocation of your license through the Department of Licensing.

You should consult with an experienced attorney as soon as possible after your arrest for advice. In addition, certain criminal convictions will result in a license revocation or suspension.

An experienced attorney can advise you if you may be facing a license suspension or revocation in your case.

If I lose my license, when do I have to stop driving?

If you are convicted of a crime that carries a mandatory license suspension or revocation, the Department of Licensing must give you at least 45 days notice of the start date of your suspension.

Ignition Interlock Licenses keep you driving.

Here are some short answers about the availability of temporary or restricted drivers licenses. You can also learn more by clicking on the ignition interlock page we wrote.

I lost my license but really need to drive for work, can I get some sort of special permission to drive for work?

Possibly. If you were convicted of a non-DUI or physical control charge you may be eligible for an Occupational Restricted License which will allow you to drive for work purposes. If your license was suspended or revoked due to a DUI or physical control charge you may be eligible for an ignition interlock license.

I am a single parent and need to drive with my children, is there any way to allow for this?

Yes, you can drive with an ignition interlock license.

I have medical problems and need to be able drive to doctor appointments, can I do this?

Yes, you can drive with an ignition interlock license.

Do I have to tell my insurance company that I might lose my license?

No. There is no legal requirement for you to do this.

Will this affect my insurance?

Generally, a license suspension or revocation will require you to obtain high risk (SR-22) insurance to reinstate your license. You must also carry SR-22 insurance if you wish to apply for a Temporary Restricted License or an Ignition Interlock License.

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