Fighting a Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License Charge in Arlington and Spostylvania
What is Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License?
Driving on a suspended or revoked license involves driving without a driver’s license or driving knowing that your license has been suspended for various reasons including unpaid fines, pursuant to § 46.2-301.
What are the Penalties if Convicted of Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License?
If found guilty of driving on a suspended or revoked license, penalties can include:
- A maximum one (1) year jail term
- Further license suspension
- Impounding of the vehicle for up to 90 days
- A criminal record for a class 1 misdemeanor, which can negatively impact employment opportunities and travel outside of the United States
In addition to the penalties for first time offenders, a third subsequent conviction will result in a minimum ten (10) day jail term.
Why Hire an Experienced Traffic Attorney if Charged with Driving on a Revoked or Suspended License Virginia?
Hiring an experienced traffic attorney will give you access to a wealth of legal knowledge that can be useful in beating your charges. For example, did you know that your insurance coverage, reputation, security clearance, and driving privileges may be negatively affected. You may be facing a few days or more in jail or working on the Sheriff’s Work Force picking up trash alongside the road.
When charged with a driving-related offense, prompt and knowledgeable advice is critical. If you have been charged with driving on a revoked license, check out our blogs on traffic charges, successful track record and then contact Susan F. Fremit, P.C. at 703-666-9263 or 540-322-2594 to set up a consultation. You have everything to gain and nothing to lose.