For many, a license suspension can have devastating consequences. Costly fines, missed work, and the inability to run personal or family errands can make life difficult. If your driving privileges are on the line, you need an experienced and aggressive lawyer on your side. Dealing with the justice system can be worrying and confusing, but a knowledgeable advocate can make all the difference to keep you behind the wheel.
Common Ways To Lose Your Driving Privileges In Massachusetts
In addition to an immediate threat suspension, there are many other charges that are punishable with a license suspension. In some cases, repeated or serious violations will prompt the RMV to suspend your license. In other cases, a charge seemingly unrelated to traffic laws may also result in a license suspension. Some of the most common ways to lose your driving privileges include:
- If you have any of these surchargeable offenses.
- If you are a Habitual traffic offender.
- If you refuse to take a chemical test (breathalyzer test).
- If you are suspended due to license fraud.
- If you have been found to have been Operating under the influence (OUI).
- If you have an out-of-state suspension or motor vehicle violations.
- If you are subject to any court warrants
- If you face certain criminal charges.
- If you face an immediate threat suspension.
- If you face a junior operator license suspensions.
- If you have been found to leave the Scene of either an accident or property damage.
- If you are involved in non-payment of child support.
Regardless of the reason, when the letter from the RMV arrives in your mailbox or the police serve you notice at your door, you will need help right away from an attorney who knows the system and will fight to retain your driving privileges.