Revocation of a driver's license is the termination or denial of a person's driving privileges for an indefinite amount of time (v. suspension which is temporary). A driver's license will remain revoked until certain requirements are met. It usually results from a serious DUI, criminal, vehicular offense, or auto insurance violation. Although it may result from a criminal conviction, a driver's license action is considered a civil matter, with hearings held in civil court the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (MVD).
Reinstatement of Driver's License in Chandler AZ:
The period of revocation will end, and a new driver's license issued after an investigation is conducted, an application approved, and driving record cleared by the Arizona MVD after the following events take place:
• The driver submits a "Revocation Investigation Packet". This can be down loaded from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) website;
• An investigation iwill be completed by the state to ascertain that all withdrawal actions and requirements are met;
• If the license revocation was due to DUI or criminal offenses that involved substance abuse with alcohol, drugs or other toxic substances, the applicant will need to submit to a medical evaluation and submit the results of that evaluation to AZ MVD. The evaluation must be conducted by a licensed physician, psychologist, or certified substance abuse counselor; the purpose is to determine if the driver is able to safely operate a motor vehicle;
• The driver will be notified after the investigation is completed, and they are then allowed to submit an application for reinstatement;
• The driver will need to pay all fees and costs associated with this reinstatement process;
• The driver also must submit SR-22 certification to AZ MVD. The SR-22 certification is a form that he applicant/driver's auto insurance company submits to the Arizona MVD. The SR-22 document certifies that the driver, has fulfilled their state auto insurance required, including obtaining and keeping auto liability insurance in force;
• If the driver's reinstatement application is denied, the applicant/driver can request an Administrative Hearing. The request must be made in writing and submitted to the Executive Hearing Office of the AZ MVD.
Driving on a Revoked Driver's License Chandler AZ
A person is found driving under a revoked driver's license, you may be criminally cited, and the vehicle their vehicle impounded for up to thirty days. Additional criminal charges may apply depending on the reason for the circumstances. If your driver's license was revoked due to a DUI, a person will face felony charges in addition to the civil proceedings with the Arizona MVD. You should contact a criminal defense attorney to discuss your matter and options for defense and legal representation. If retained, they will assist you will getting your license reinstated and defend your criminal charges.
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