Driving Under Suspension

Experienced Traffic Attorneys: Driving With a Suspended License in Ohio

Ohio has strict laws in place to penalize people who drive with an invalid license or suspended driver's license. If you are arrested for driving with a suspended license, you should strongly consider meeting with an experienced criminal defense attorney to discuss the potential consequences of your actions, as well as your legal options.

For experienced advice and skilled representation in a traffic matter in Dayton, or the surrounding areas, contact Stamps & Stamps to schedule a free initial consultation.

Driving With a Suspended License: 6 points

Driving with a suspended license is one of the most serious traffic offenses under Ohio traffic law. According to the traffic points system, six points will be added to your driving record (12 points results in license suspension). However, because your license was already suspended, you could face additional criminal consequences.

Driving with a suspended license is a first degree misdemeanor. Therefore, in addition to traffic penalties and the requirement to file proof of high-risk insurance (SR-22), you could face criminal penalties, including:

  • A jail term of up to six months
  • A fine of up to $1,000
  • 30-60 day immobilization of your car (first and second offense)
  • Criminal forfeiture of your car (third offense)
  • Additional one year license suspension (added to current license suspension term)

Our traffic ticket defense attorneys will go to work immediately to try and resolve your initial license suspension. If that suspension is resolved prior to court, the entire case may be dismissed.

We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your rights and your traffic situation.

Free Initial Consultation: Contact Stamps & Stamps to schedule your free initial consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.