Penalties For Driving With A Suspended License

First Offense

Knowingly driving with a suspended license is a second degree misdemeanor and the penalties include up to 60 days in jail, up to 6 months on probation and up to a $500 fine.

Second Offense

Knowingly driving with a suspended license is a first degree misdemeanor and the penalties include up to 1 year in jail, up to 1 year on probation and up to a $1,000 fine.

Third Offense

Knowingly driving with a suspended license is a third degree felony and the penalties include up to 5 years in prison, up to 5 years on probation and up to a $5,000 fine.  A third offense driving while license suspended conviction also has a mandatory minimum 10 days in jail.

Driving As A Habitual Traffic Offender

Driving with a driver’s license that has been revoked for being classified as a habitual traffic offender can be a second degree misdemeanor and the penalties include up to 60 days in jail, up to 6 months on probation and up to a $500 fine, a first degree misdemeanor and the penalties include up to 1 year in jail, up to 1 year on probation and up to a $1,000 fine or third degree felony and the penalties include up to 5 years in prison, up to 5 years on probation and a up to a $5,000 fine.  Whether the charge is a misdemeanor or felony is determined by the reason for the suspension of your driver’s license that caused your driver’s license to be revoked as a habitual traffic offender and if you have ever been convicted of a prior forceable felony.

Driving With A Permanently Revoked License

Driving with a permanently revoked license is a third-degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison, up to 5 years on probation up to a $5,000 fine.

Driving With A Suspended License Lawyer

If you have been charged with driving with a suspended or revoked license please contact Chris S. Boatright, P.A. at 407-740-8300 to discuss your case.  Chris is a former driving with a suspended license prosecutor who has been defending people charged with driving with a suspended license for over 20 years.  If driving is important to you then put his knowledge and experience to work protecting your driver’s license and your record.

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