Criminal Offenses Resulting in Revocation of Drivers License

Published 01/08/2020

What Criminal Offenses Will Cause Me To Lose My Drivers License?

     Your license will be immediately revoked upon receipt by the division of motor vehicles of a record of the operator's final conviction for any of the following offenses and the term of revocation shall be for the periods enumerated:

  1. Manslaughter resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle, or operating so as to endanger resulting in death, three (3) years;
  2. Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of a narcotic drug , which renders him or her incapable of safely driving a motor vehicle, one year;
  3. Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, the period of time, if any, as may be ordered in the final sentence imposed by a court having jurisdiction to impose the sentence;
  4. Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used, eighteen (18) months;
  5. Failure to stop and render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death or personal injury of another, two (2) years;
  6. Perjury or the making of a false affidavit or statement under oath to the division of motor vehicles under any other law relating to the ownership or operation of motor vehicles, two (2) years;
  7. Conviction, or forfeiture of bail not vacated, upon three (3) charges of reckless driving committed within a period of twelve (12) months, three (3) years;
  8. Conviction of altered or fraudulent license used to purchase or attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages, three (3) months.

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