Phoenix, AZ asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Arizona

Q: Az new bill driving on suspened revoked does not result in impoundment of vehicle what if your driving with no license

The person was driving w/ no license a vehicle belonging to another person who was not present when pulled over for a wrongful turn.

1 Lawyer Answer
Mike Branum
Mike Branum
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Saint George, UT
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: They eliminated suspended license as justification for impounding a vehicle but a REVOKED license will still get the vehicle impounded. Since no license is equivalent to revoked, law enforcement will likely impound the vehicle. The registered owner can petition for an early release of the vehicle from impound but may have to sign a statement promising not to allow the unlicensed party to operate the vehicle for one year.

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