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.