Albany, NY asked in DUI / DWI and Family Law for New York

Q: My granddaughter’s father was issued a restricted drivers license for a DUI & he is telling me that he can drive w baby

He is having a breathalyzer installed for work & back but said he can drive my 10 week old granddaughter in his car. The baby lives at my home & not with him. I have a working vehicle to take the baby where she needs to go.

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Howard E. Knispel
Howard E. Knispel
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Commack, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If his restrictions are to work and back, that is it. He can not drive anywhere else without violating the law.

Luigi Vigliotti
Luigi Vigliotti
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Riverhead, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Is the question whether your grandfather can drive with a baby while possessing a restricted license? If so, I don't believe that your category of license ever restricts your passengers. In other words, I'm fairly certain that as long as he possesses a license, he can drive. Whether his passengers are adults or children is not limited by the type of license he possesses.

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