Driving on a Suspended License Articles

8 Reasons Your Driver’s License Can Be Suspended or Revoked in California

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can suspend or revoke your privilege to drive a vehicle under many circumstances. The DMV may take this action on its own, or through an order of the court. While your driver’s license is suspended or revoked, you may not lawfully operate a motor vehicle.     Once your suspension or revocation period ends, you are eligible to have your driving privileges reinstated.…

Read More

What to Do When You Have a Hold on Your Driver’s License (VC 40509.5)

If you have a hold on your license or registration due to an unpaid traffic ticket, the DMV will freeze your ability to renew your license and/or registration or make any other changes. Hold on Your Driver’s License Due to Outstanding Traffic Tickets If you’ve received a traffic ticket, chances are you were given a summons to appear in court as all traffic-related incidents are handled as a criminal matter…

Read More

A Recipe for a Murder Prosecution: DUI Causing Death, DUI Priors, Suspended License

An Orange County driver is about to find out the hard way what it means to kill someone while driving under the influence with a prior DUI conviction. In the early morning of Dec. 29, 2013, convicted drunk driver 27-year-old Kourosh Keshmiri, of Mission Viejo, may have killed a man asleep in his bedroom after crashing his Cadillac into the man’s home Keshmiri was driving on a suspended license after he…

Read More

Fighting A DUI Probation Violation in Ventura (CVC 23152)

Ventura has arguably the harshest punishments when it comes to convictions for a DUI probation violation. Ventura requires a mandatory minimum jail sentence on all first time convictions for driving-under-the-influence, as well as a mandatory formal probationary period. DUI Probation Violation in Ventura A driving under the influence charge is codified under California Vehicle Code Section 23152. It states in pertinent part “it is unlawful for any person who is under…

Read More

Driving on a Suspended License can Result in Ignition Interlock Device Being Installed in Your Car

If a person is convicted of driving on a suspended license, and the suspended license resulted from a driving under the influence offense, the person will be required to install an interlock device on their vehicle for up to three years. In California, driving under the influence is codified under California Vehicle Section 23152. This code section states that a person is guilty of driving under the influence if they…

Read More

Four Drivers Cited for Driving Immediately After Judge Suspends their License for Drunk Driving – California Vehicle Code Section 23152

According to the Orange County Register, four drivers were stopped and cited for driving on a suspended license immediately after having their driver’s license suspended or revoked. The Costa Mesa Police Department staked out courtrooms at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach, California. They followed 16 DUI offenders who had just had their license suspended or revoked. Four out of the 16 ignored the judge’s order to cease from…

Read More

The Legal Limit for Those Already on DUI Probation is 0.01%

In California, a person caught driving with more than .08 percent blood alcohol will have their license suspended. Typically the Department of Motor Vehicles will issue a suspension of four months on a first time offense. In addition to a license suspension, most offenders can expect to be placed on probation. As of 2009, California law creates new authority for the Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend driving privileges if…

Read More
X