Lose your Texas driver’s license due to a suspension? Reasons include arrests or convictions for DWI (driving while intoxicated), BWI (boating while intoxicated), or even drug and substance offenses such as possession of marijuana. You may already be eligible to get your license back. Surprisingly, the number one reason we see for people not receiving their licenses is due to a simple mistake. The mistake being, the failure to change one’s address. The failure to change your address not only causes a delay, it can cost you money. Under the Texas Transportation Code Section 521.054 you can receive up to a $200 fine for failure to change your address within thirty days of moving. If your license was suspended due an intoxication offense such as DWI or BWI, you can be charged with a Class B misdemeanor which is punishable by up to a $2000 fine and or 180 days in jail.
Don’t let yourself get caught in this license quagmire. It’s not worth the risk of getting caught without a license or insurance. The penalties will mount and become steep quickly. Keep your address up to date and pay your reinstatement fee. If you need a solution, call us. Even with a license suspension, we can frequently get you an occupational license. This “occupational license” will allow you to get to work or school without the risk of other penalties. We provide this service for Montgomery, Walker, Madison, and Leon counties. Call us today and we’ll get you back on the road.