DISCRETIONARY LICENSE SUSPENSIONS
(18 YEARS & OLDER)
Immediate Threat. If the Registrar
determines that allowing you to continue
driving poses an immediate threat to public safety, he/she can
suspend your learner’s
permit or driver’s license immediately.
Improper Operation. If it is determined
at a hearing that you have operated a motor
vehicle improperly, the Registrar can suspend your driving
False ID. Even without a court
conviction, the Registrar can suspend your driving privileges
for 6 months (or one year after a conviction) for the following
offenses: Transferring, altering, or defacing a license/ID,
Making, using, carrying, selling, or distributing a false
license/ID, Using somebody else’s license/ID, Furnishing false
information to obtain a license/ID.
Remember: If your license is suspended or revoked, you have the right to a hearing If
with a Registry Hearings Officer. You have the right to legal
representation at this suspension hearing.
The RMV may also suspend your license for mandatory reasons and criminal offenses.