Conviction-Related Suspensions and Revocations

The court or DMV will suspend or revoke your privilege to drive if you are convicted of any of the following offenses:

  • operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI)
  • injuring another person as a result of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • operating a motor vehicle while suspended or revoked for a DUI
  • operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with the ignition interlock device when it is required by the court or DMV
  • making a false statement to DMV 
  • failing to stop and identify yourself at the scene of a crash if someone has been injured or killed
  • voluntary or involuntary manslaughter resulting from driving a motor vehicle
  • involuntary manslaughter resulting from operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
  • committing a drug offense, regardless of whether or not a motor vehicle is involved
  • committing a felony involving the use of a motor vehicle
  • taking a driver’s license exam for another person, or appearing for another person to renew a license
  • eluding police

The court may suspend or revoke your driving privilege if you are convicted of the following offenses:

  • reckless or aggressive driving
  • operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license
  • driving while your license is revoked or suspended for a non-DUI related conviction
  • refusing to take a blood/breath test when charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs
  • failing to pay for gas

If you are convicted of any traffic or criminal convictions and you fail to pay your court fines and costs within 30 days, the court will suspend your driving privilege. The court may offer you the option to enter into an installment payment agreement if you are unable to pay the total amount.

Refer to the DMV website under Reinstating Driving Privileges and Restricted Driving Privileges for information on other reasons for suspensions/revocations, requirements to reinstate your driving privilege, and eligibility for restricted driving privileges.

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