State College, PA asked in Traffic Tickets for Pennsylvania

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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Ellis B. Klein
Ellis B. Klein
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  • Yardley, PA
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A: You need to speak with an experienced traffic attorney. If a judge sees that your license was suspended at the time you were pulled over then you will most likely be found guilty and lose your license for an entire year. Hiring an attorney would be a wise choice

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