What you need to know about getting your license back after a DUI conviction

On Behalf of | Mar 2, 2022 | Criminal Defense Process |

No matter what lead to your DUI conviction, not having a license can be difficult. Not only can it prevent you from using a vehicle for leisure, but it can also make it difficult to go to and from work.

While you may have to deal with the consequences of losing your license for a while, there are steps you can take to ensure that you get your license back. By taking these steps, you can get back to driving on your own more quickly.

You will need to pay your fines

Once the period of suspension has ended for your license, you can begin the process of getting it back. This often involves paying fines or dues. These fines can vary in amount and can depend on the specific type of offense that you committed. A failure to pay these fines could result in your suspension continuing on for a longer period of time.

You will need to take classes

In addition to paying fines, you will also need to take DUI classes. Some of these classes are about driving safety, while others are about substance abuse. Along with taking classes, you will also need to ensure that you are properly insured to drive, as well.

The circumstances leading to a DUI conviction can vary. That said, no matter the circumstances that lead to it, not having a license can be difficult and can put a strain on your personal life and ability to work. By taking the right steps, you may be able to help speed up the process of re-obtaining your license.