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Suspended Driver’s License
Your driver license may be suspended by your local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Secretary of State (SOS), Department of Revenue (DOR), or Motor Vehicle Division (MVD).
You can get a suspended license for reasons including:
- Accumulating too many driving record points.
- Getting multiple traffic violations or speeding tickets.
- Getting a DUI/DWI.
- Failing to appear in court or pay fees.
- Failing to pay child support.
If you have a suspended driver’s license, your state will likely require you to:
- Refrain from driving for a period of time.
- Enroll in a defensive driving course or traffic school.
- Get an SR22 from your insurance company.
- Pay a reinstatement fee.
Driver’s License Reinstatement in Your State
Our suspended license pages for your state will help you:
- Learn how to check your driver license status.
- Obtain a restricted/hardship driver’s license, if you’re eligible.
- Reinstate your driver's license.
Click your state below for suspended license and reinstatement requirements at your state’s DMV, SOS, DOR, or MVD.Choose a State:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
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