License Suspended for 90 Days

When You’ll Have a License Suspended for 90 Days

In New York, your license could be suspended or revoked for various types of unlawful conduct. You could face a suspension or revocation for a wide variety of different alleged wrongs, ranging from not paying your traffic ticket fines or not paying your child support to losing your license as a result of impaired driving.

If you have your license suspended for 90 days, this can interfere substantially with your life. You need to know when you are facing the threat of a suspension and you should work with an experienced attorney to try to reduce the likelihood you will lose your license for any length of time.

NY Traffic Firm has provided help to many motorists facing the potential for a license suspension of all different durations of time. Our legal team understands the different reasons a license could be suspended in New York and we help you to fight any accusations against you that could potentially result in a license suspension. As soon as you are under investigation or accused of an offense related to driving, you should give us a call to talk with New York traffic ticket lawyers who can help you.

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When Will You Get a License Suspension for 90 Days?

The New York Department of Motor Vehicles explains circumstances under which your license to drive may be suspended. There are different suspension or revocation lengths listed by the DMV, with the length of your suspension depending upon the specific offense with which you are convicted.

For example, you could have your license suspended for 90 days if you are convicted of Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI). If you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol outside of New York State, you could face a 90 day revocation of your license.

A 90 day suspension is one of the shortest suspensions of your license that could result from conviction for a driving related offenses. For example, if you are convicted of driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher, your license will typically be revoked for a six month period. If you are convicted of driving while ability impaired by a drug (as opposed to driving while ability impaired by alcohol), you face a six month suspension. A repeat drunk driving offender who is convicted of a second offense would face a one year revocation.

While a 90-day suspension is relatively short compared with other offenses, not being allowed to drive for a 90 day period of time can be a big hindrance on your life. You may need to drive to fulfill your work obligations or your family obligations but you will be unable to do so if you have a suspended license unless you get a hardship exemption. If you try to drive while your license has been suspended, you will face much more serious legal consequences so you cannot afford to take this risk.

Contact a New York Traffic Ticket Lawyer

A New York traffic ticket lawyer at NY Traffic Firm can help you to try to avoid having your license suspended. We can provide you with assertive, knowledgeable legal representation when you have been charged with a criminal offense for which suspension is a possible outcome. We can also provide you with help getting your license back after a suspension or a revocation, or can assist in arguing for a hardship license so you can retain the right to drive for at least limited purposes.

To find out more about how a traffic ticket lawyer at our New York firm can help you, give us a call today.

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