License Suspension and Revocation

License Suspension and Revocation

License Suspension and Revocation

Highlights from the latest jurisdiction survey data

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Here are the most recent jurisdiction surveys related to license suspension and revocation. All of these surveys have additional questions that provide more information. Full details of these surveys can be found here.

Suspended Driver Alternative Reinstatement

38 responses

Are you under statutory mandate to suspend or revoke the driving privilege of individuals for violations not related to driving behavior (non-highway safety reason(s) excluding suspensions for failure to appear/pay)?

Yes: 33
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No: 5
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Do you suspend for failure to appear or pay (FTA/P) on infractions/citations related to driving behavior?

Yes: 26
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No: 4
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No response: 8

Do you suspend for failure to appear or pay (FTA/P) on infractions/citations not related to driving behavior?

Yes: 16
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No: 14
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No response: 8

Suspension Hearings

26 responses

Does your Motor Vehicle Administration conduct suspension hearing services online?

Yes: 2
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No: 23
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No response provided: 1

Do you schedule appointments for suspension hearings?

Yes: 17
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No: 9
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How are appointments scheduled? Do you provide a specific:

Date but not a specific time: 0
Date and time: 15
Date and window of time (i.e. 2:00PM-4:00PM): 0
Other, please explain: 1 – Hearing appointments are scheduled via an automated case management system. In addition to providing the date and time of the hearing, the system provides the location & name of the hearing officer.
No response provided: 10

How are customers notified of their appointment?

Online: 1
By phone: 0
Letter: 13
Other, please explain: 1 – Hearing appointments are scheduled via an automated case management system. In addition to providing the date and time of the hearing, the system provides the location & name of the hearing officer.
No response provided: 11

Do you use metrics to track suspension hearing performance? If yes, what metrics do you track?

Customer wait times: 2
Number of hearings by officers: 9
Number of online applications and/or appointments: 0
All of the above: 2
N/A: 11
No response provided: 2

Additional Surveys Related to License Suspension and Revocation:

License Revocation
Fail to Appear, Fail to Comply, Fail to Pay

Related Resources:

Please visit AAMVA’s Website to access the new best practice:
Reducing Suspended Drivers and Alternative Reinstatement Best Practices (November 2018)
All best practices can be found here.


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