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Drivers License Suspension Guide January 4, 2013

Convictions for certain Texas criminal offenses may result in a mandatory suspension of your Bryan|College Station driver’s license. The following guide lists the criminal subject matter of mandatory suspensions, the potential length of the suspension, and the legal reference for each crime and suspension.

 

Subject Matter Suspension Legal Reference
Criminally Negligent Homicide 1 year 19.05 Penal Code 521.341(1) Trans. Code
Evading with a Vehicle 1 year 38.04 Penal Code 521.341(2) Trans. Code
Any Felony under the Motor Vehicle Laws 1 year 521.341(5) Trans. Code
Motor Vehicle Accident w/ Death or Injury 1 year 550.021 Trans. Code 521.341(6) Trans. Code
DWI 90 days – 1 year 49.04 Penal Code 521.341(3) Trans. Code
DWI 2nd or More 180 days – 2 years 49.09 Penal Code 521.344(a)(2)(B) Trans. Code
Intoxication Manslaughter 180 days – 2 years 49.08 Penal Code 521.344(a)(2)(B)(b) Trans. Code
Intoxication Assault 90 days – 1 year 49.07 Penal Code 521.341(4) Trans. Code
Use of False License 90 days – 1 year 521.451 Trans. Code 521.341(7) Trans. Code
Controlled Substance or Drug Conviction 180 days 481 Health & Safety Code 521.372 Trans. Code
Purchase of Alcohol Person Under 21 1 year 106.071 Alch. Bev. Code 521.342(a)(2) Trans. Code
Controlled Substance Conviction Person Under 21 1 year 481 Health & Safety Code 521.342(a)(3) Trans. Code
Dangerous Drug Conviction Person Under 21 1 year 483 Health & Safety Code 521.342(a)(4) Trans. Code
Volatile Chemical Conviction Person Under 21 1 year 484 Health & Safety Code 521.342(a)(5) Trans. Code
DWI Person Under 21 1 year 49.07 Penal Code 521.342(a)(1) Trans. Code
Intoxication Assault Person Under 21 1 year 49.09 Penal Code 521.342(a)(1) Trans. Code
Intoxication Manslaughter Person Under 21 1 year 521.342(b) Trans. Code 42.13 sec. 13 Code Crim. Proc.
Use of False License Person Under 21 1 year 521.453 Trans. Code 521.341(7) Trans. Code

 

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Stephen Gustitis is a criminal defense lawyer in Bryan-College Station. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a husband, father, and retired amateur bicycle racer.

 

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