In Pennsylvania, as in the rest of the country, driving is a right rather than a privilege. Drivers can have their license to drive suspended (rather than canceled). A drivers’ license suspension can be the result of driving violations or violations of other state laws. This means that they are prohibited from driving for a specific period of time or until an investigation conducted by the state has been completed and the investigators satisfied with their findings. It also is likely to be accompanied by fines and reinstatement fees, as well as the chance that your insurance rates will increase.
There are many reasons why a license may be suspended, but these are the most common:
Each of the reasons cited above, as well as many others, can lead to you having your driver’s license suspended, and this can have a significant impact on your ability to earn a living or maintain your current quality of life. For information about how to defend against charges leading to driver’s license suspension, contact our firm today to set up an appointment.