Reinstating your license and obtaining a hardship license after your first DUI conviction is not the easiest process. It is a costly and rigorous process which must be followed in order to obtain your driving privileges.
If this is your first DUI conviction in the state of Florida, you will have 180 days to a 1 year revocation that is effective on the day of your conviction. If this is your first DUI offices with serious injury you may have at least a 3 year revocation. Prior to the expiration of the revocation period, dui offenders can apply for a hardship license. You can apply for your hardship license in the county that you live at any Administrative Review Office. DUI School and/or treatment may be required depending upon your sentence.
If you decided to wait to reinstate your Florida driver’s license until your revocation period ends, proof of enrollment and/or completion of DUI School and treatment, if referred are required. If you fail to complete your course within ninety days after your reinstatement, your drivers licensed will be cancelled until the course is completed. If you fail to complete treatment, your drives license may be canceled.
During reinstatement for either your hardship license or a full license, you must take the required examination, pay an administrative fee, a revocation reinstatement fee, and any license fee required for the state of Florida. DUI convictions after October 1, 2007 must provide proof of bodily injury liability insurance in the amount of $100,000 per person, $300,000 per occurrence and $50,000 property damage liability on the arrest date or proof of liability coverage. Also, DUI convictions must provide a reinstatement fee of $150 to $500 for subsequent violations.
This information is designed for general information only. The information presented should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship.
You may want to contact a Florida Attorney for more information and/or a legal consultation. DUI Lawyers can help provide additional information to DUI Offenders. You may also want to find an attorney in the area that you received your DUI. So, if you received a DUI in Ft. Lauderdale you may want to find an experienced Ft. Lauderdale DUI Attorney. This attorney may be more familiar with the location and can can better equip you with your options.