What does it mean for a license to be suspended?

What does it mean for a license to be suspended?

A suspended license means your driving privilege is temporarily withdrawn for a specific period. You may be able to get your license back after meeting certain terms. A revoked license means your driving privilege is terminated.

Does suspended indefinitely mean fired?

Originally Answered: What does it mean to be suspended indefinitely? You are suspended—prohibited from doing something you have been doing, such as driving a car, attending classes, working at a job, visiting a particular library or shop. You are not fired or terminated; they haven’t cut all ties with you.

How long does a suspension stay on record?

It will stop showing as suspended as soon as the suspension is cleared. The fact that it was suspended will remain on the record for three to five years (ten for DWI), depending on the state. The record will show the date of suspension and the date of reinstatement.

What can you do with a suspended driver’s license?

While your driver license is suspended or revoked, you may be eligible to receive an Occupational/Restricted Driver License (ORL). You may use an ORL for: Work , including self-employment, WorkFirst, apprenticeship, or on-the-job training.

Can a restricted driver’s license be an occupational license?

An occupational license is a restricted driver license that may be available to you if your privilege to operate a motor vehicle is suspended or revoked.

What happens if your license is suspended under the DRP?

All licenses suspended under the DRP are now reinstated. For a detailed breakdown of what this means for you, visit the DPS’ questions and answers on the repeal. If your license was suspended under the DRP, check your driving record to ensure it reflects your license reinstatement.

How to prevent your license from being suspended in Houston?

Your best chance for preventing the suspension of your driving privileges is by having an experienced Houston DWI attorney advocate for you at your ALR hearing. An experienced defense attorney will have the experience and insight to poke holes in the State’s case and highlight your defenses.

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