A driver’s license is more than a right; it’s often the means of obtaining a job and promptly traveling from point A to point B. Unfortunately, Michigan criminal convictions can impact your right to obtain or maintain a driver’s license, keeping you off the road.
Michigan Criminal Charges & Drivers’ Licenses
Here are some of Michigan’s criminal charges that can impact a resident’s driver license.
- Operating While Visibly Impaired;
- Operated With Presence of Drugs (OWPD);
- Child Endangerment;
- Operated While Intoxicated (OWI);
- .04% BAC (for commercial license);
- Leaving Scene of Accident Misdemeanor;
- Theft of Vehicle Fuel (gasoline);
- Unlawful Use of License (letting a friend borrow your license, etc.);
- Reckless Driving;
- Forged Documentation;
- Fraudulent Change of Address;
- Malicious Destruction;
- Drug Crimes (depending on the crime).
In addition to the above circumstances, it’s important to note that applicants for a driver’s license will be denied if the following are true:
- The applicant has been convicted of or released from incarceration for a felony within the past ten years;
- The applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor involving a controlled substance, dishonesty, theft, or fraud in the past five years.
Need Help Recovering Your License?
If you or a loved one lost a driver’s license from one of the criminal charges mentioned above, you might be able to restore your license. With the right law firm on your side, restoring your license may be easier then you think!
Call (517) 316-1195 now for a free consultation with a White Law attorney!