Bettendorf, IA asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Iowa

Q: First car accident ever and am being required to retest with the DOT to keep my license. Do I have any recourse?

I was in my first accident since I began driving at the age of 16 (I am 33 now). I did not receive a moving violation for this accident, but am now being required to retake all tests (written, driving, vision, hearing) with the DOT in order to keep my license. Is this normal or is this something that can be argued against? No one was injured in this accident. I passed out (do not read fell asleep) for I do not feel this is the case, and my doctors agree with me, and ran into my neighbors home.

I have a requirement for my doctor to fill out a 5+ page form on my medical history. I have no prior history of this happening. My only previous moving violations are speed, last of those coming 2+ years ago.

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
Stephen Douglas Lombardi
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Licensed in Iowa

A: It's normal if you are a member of the Congressional majority. Without seeing/reading what you have there isn't any way for a lawyer to give you an complete answer.

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