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Restricted License (see Also Hardship License And Provisional License)



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Definition - What does Restricted License (see Also Hardship License And Provisional License) mean?

A restricted license may be issued to certain drivers who have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Restrictions can vary by state but failure to adhere to the restrictions of the license can result in permanent license revocation, fines, and/or incarceration.

Drivers who are arrested and convicted for DUI most often are issued a work restricted license. Work restricted license are generally issued to first time offenders and will allow the driver to continue to work. Under some conditions the driver may also be allowed to attend alcohol recovery classes or school.

Drivers who have a restricted license for a DUI offense must follow the rules of the court, must not receive any additional traffic violations, and must reapply for a new license at the end of the restriction period.





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