Q: I was never made aware I had to restore my license after a suspension and I was stopped… What should I do?
I was recently pulled over in Pennsylvania for a registration that expired in August. Upon being stopped, the officer informed me that my license is coming back as suspended. I served a 30 day license suspension from June to July 17th, however was never made aware that I have to restore my license. Less than 24 hours after the stop, I renewed my registration, then went on PennDots website and subsequently paid a restoration fee to restore my license. After that, I called PennDot about the status of my drivers license to which they replied my driving privileges are currently valid and active. If i receive charges for driving with a suspended license, do I have a. valid defense in court to fight it? I was simply not informed of the necessary steps.
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