Q: My license is suspended and I don't know why. The last ticket I received was in March of 2019. How do I reinstate it.
I recently tried to become a driver for a meal delivery service and the background check came back that my license was suspended. I did not know this.
The last time I was pulled over was in, I think, March of 2019. I pulled into a convenience store and a cop pulled in behind me. He called me to his vehicle as I was walking into the store, I gave him my license and he gave me a ticket for a seatbelt violation without ever getting out of his car. I didn't provide him with any other documents, except my license.
I paid the seatbelt violation, so I don't know why my license would be suspended. I don't even know how to go about getting my license reinstated and need assistance.
A: Your license can be suspended for a number of reasons. If you owe back child support it can be suspended. If you had a wreck and didn’t have insurance and owe a money judgement, they can be suspended. Also if you’ve had a failure to appear for a previous traffic ticket your license will be suspended. Most of the time it’s a ticket from long ago that has been forgotten. Any lawyer can run your name and see what the problem is. Just call and find out. But be warned, a ticket that you’ve forgotten about, also usually has a warrant attached to it. Good luck.
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