Regaining Your Driving Privileges
in the cases of repeat offenders, a license revocation does not have to
mean that you will never drive a motor vehicle again. There are a
number of ways you can regain your driving privileges, depending on the
nature of the infraction. These reinstatements are determined on a
case-by-case basis and depend on a variety of circumstances.
Steps for License Reinstatement
Steps to Reinstate Your Driver's License
Shortly after your arrest, you should receive a letter from the Department of Public Safety that will include:
1.) Amount of reinstatement fee
2.) Date you are eligible to reinstate your license
3.) Instructions to obtain An Alcohol/Drug Assessment and follow the recommendations.
must have an Alcohol/Drug Assessment. This evaluation MUST be performed
by a counseling professional CERTIFIED by the Department of Mental
Health and Substance Abuse Services. At the end of your assessment, you
will be given specific requirements to complete (DUI School, Victim's
Impact Panel, substance abuse treatment, etc.).
When you finish the
requirements, return proof of completion to the Assessor. At that time,
a Certificate of Completion will be issued to you. This
Certificate will bear an embossed seal and red stamp indicating the
date all requirements have been satisfied. You will submit in person or
by mail an original of this certificate along with the reinstatement
fee in money order made out to the DPS.