restoration of PA drivers licence-

Recently I have completed serving a suspension for DUI. I have completed safe driving classes and treatment as ordered by the court of Berks co. PA. I have received a letter of eligibility from the state with the following requirements: 1 payment of restoration fee: 2 proof of insurance or declaration of no registered vehicle: 3 verification of completion of driving class and court ordered treatment to be sent by probation.The state does not require that all fines be paid in full prior to restoration but county demands this.Is there anything I can do? No money??????

Asked on July 2, 2009 under Criminal Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You could apply for an Occupational Limited License since you have completed a suspension. This allows you to drive when necessary for your work, medical treatment, school, etc.

While DUI violations usually don't qualify for this type of license, there is an exception if the DUI is your first offense and you were given a one-year suspension.

Contact the PA Department of Transportation to find out how you apply. Also ask if you can restore your license without having to pay all fines in full.

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You could apply for an Occupational Limited License since you have completed a suspension. This allows you to drive when necessary for your work, medical treatment, school, etc.

While DUI violations usually don't qualify for this type of license, there is an exception if the DUI is your first offense and you were given a one-year suspension.

Contact the PA Department of Transportation to find out how you apply. Also ask if you can restore your license without having to pay all fines in full.


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