Having your privilege to drive suspended is quite possibly one of the most annoying and needlessly complicated issues to resolve when it comes to dealing with court cases and the Department of Motor Vehicles. The DMV is deservedly known for being one of the most temperamental and difficult agencies to deal with. So having to clear up a suspended license for the charge of operating a motor vehicle while under suspension can quickly become an expensive, tiresome and annoying prospect.
Most people end up driving on a suspended license without even realizing it. Sometimes a person has his or her license suspended for multiple moving offenses or for a statutory reason like pleading guilty to reckless driving. A person can have his or her license suspended for a drunk driving arrest but I will cover that type of suspension in my next column.
So what do you do when you find out that your license has been suspended? Note: If you live out of state or are unable to obtain a Connecticut driver