I know most of you thinking this article doesn't apply you. Your driver's license couldn't possibly be suspendended . . . could it? Did you know there are hundreds of thousands of people right now with a suspended license and they have no idea? How could that be possible? Let me count the ways.
- You sent your insurance check in and it didn't get processed (happens all the time)
- You forgot to notify the DMV to change your address and you received one of those red light camera tickets, which was mailed to you, but you didn't get it.
- You made a payment to the clerk of court for a previous ticket and they either didn't get it or got it late and you never received the notice back
I can keep going, but there is a reason the state of Florida created a violation called "unknowingly driving with a suspended license." It is entirely possible you wouldn't know if your license is suspended.
So I ask you, "Do you know how to check if your license is suspended?"
Here's 3 ways:
- Contact your state's Department of Motor Vehicles (that link is for Florida drivers)
- Call your insurance company and have them check for you
- Call a local traffic attorney and have them check
I see it as part of my job to help people with all their traffic ticket problems, and if I can help someone avoid a problem (i.e. getting a ticket for driving on a suspended license), all the better. If you want more information, check out our FREE 20 page eBook on what to do when you find out your license is suspended.
Do yourself a favor and take the time to check your license. Those 30 seconds could save you a nice chunk of change and loads of aggravation. Plus, it will make you sound that much more convincing when you say "But officer, I REALLY didn't know my license was suspended."
And if you know you're license is suspended, what are you waiting for? Click below