New Jersey Traffic Violation Lawyer Discusses Receiving a Revoked License
Convictions for Alcohol- and Drug-Related Offenses Could Result in License Suspensions
There are a many traffic offenses that can result in license suspensions: Driving while intoxicated; Driving while ability impaired by marijuana; Driving while ability impaired by a narcotic drug; Driving while ability impaired by a hallucinogen; Driving while ability impaired by a habit-producing drug; and Driving without liability insurance coverage.
Leaving the Scene of an Accident Carries a Six-Month License Suspension
Driving while on the suspended list could lead to an immediate suspension. It doesn’t always have to. Probably the one that people don’t think about too often, and thank goodness for that, is leaving the scene of an accident, which can actually lead to a six-month driving license suspension. A lot of times people get involved in even minor fender benders, and they don’t think it’s important enough or they drive right off, and that can cause a very serious event for them with regard to their license.
Being Stopped by the Police While Driving under a Suspended License Is an Offense That Carries Costly Fines
Being stopped by the police while driving with a suspended license, depending on how many times the person’s been convicted of that, if at all before, could lead to an extended period of suspension and some very high fines. That is, obviously, something that you don’t ever want to do.
Alcohol-Related Suspensions May Entail the Installation of an Ignition Interlock Device
With an alcohol-related suspension, very often there are other collateral consequences. There might be ignition interlock device that will have to be installed in your vehicle. There might be classes that you’d have to take with regard to the IDRC.
If you’ve had your license revoked in New Jersey, contact experienced New Jersey Traffic Violation Lawyer Carl Spector for a free confidential consultation.