Michigan Criminal Lawyer, Josh Jones

Common Michigan Drivers License Sanctions – by Criminal Lawyer, Josh Jones

MICHIGAN DRIVERS LICENSE SANCTIONS

Suspensions:

Definition: The privilege to drive is suspended for some definitive period of time (generally one year or less), and they typically restored after suspension period without the necessity of a DAAD hearing. However, depending on the charge and the individual’s driving record and criminal history

Most Common Drivers License Sanctions by Offenses:

  • OWI First Offense; OWI High BAC
  • Possession of Controlled Substances, including marihuana
  • Point Accumulation
  • Routine/Temporary Medical Issues

Revocations:

Definition: The Privilege to drive is revoked and denied, and thus the license privilege is not restored unless or until DAAD restores the privilege. The license is restored usually after a significant waiting period and a hearing on the matter to determine if you will again be provided with the privilege to obtain a license. No privileges are allowed during a revocation, and courts have little?if any?ability to intervene to override a revocation.

Most Common Offenses Resulting in Revocation:

  • OWI Second or Subsequent Offense
  • OWI Injury/Death
  • Serious Medical Issues

Typical Waiting Periods for Michigan Drivers License Sanctions:

  • 1 Year for two OWI offenses within 7 years or OWI Injury/Death
  • 5 Years for three OWI offenses within 10 years (assuming there was a prior revocation)

Most Common Ways to Lose Michigan Drivers License:

  • OWI
  • OWI Causing Serious Bodily Injury/Death
  • OWI Repeat Offenses
  • OWI High BAC (?Super Drunk? allegations)
  • OWI Refusals (Implied Consent Violations)
  • OWI-PD (Operating While Intoxicated w/Presence of Drugs)

Miscellaneous Criminal Offenses with Michigan Drivers License Sanctions:

  • Possession of Controlled Substances
  • Automobile Theft/Joyriding
  • Reckless Driving
  • Point Accumulation
  • Medical Issues
  • Accidents Resulting in Fatalities
  • Probationary Drivers with Points
  • Flee/Elude Police
  • Felony Vehicle Advisory (MCL 257.319)

Whenever you are involved with a criminal charge here in the State of Michigan, contact Josh Jones. He is here for you. It is important an essential to understand the consequences of criminal convictions. As you see above not all of the charges are driving related, which makes it imperative to contact a criminal defense lawyer for any and all criminal matters.

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