Wednesday, May 27, 2009
HTV Offenses?
Q: If a drunken driver loses his license for life, does that mean he can get his license back after so many years?

A: The Indiana BMV can revoke or restrict licenses for persons deemed to be a Habitual Traffic Violator (HTV). There are three ways to become a habitual traffic violator under Indiana law.

First, you can accumulate at least 2 very serious violations (vehicle homicide, operating while intoxicated causing death, etc) within a ten year period.

Second, you can accumulate at least 3 serious violations (operating while intoxicated, reckless driving, etc) within a ten year period.

Finally, you can accumulate at least 10 violations (speeding, stop sign, turn signal, etc) with a ten year period.

The penalties can be a 10 year ban or a lifetime ban. HTV violations are a felony offense.


posted by South Bend Police Department @ 11:03 AM  

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