Cost-U-Less specializes in insuring California drivers with DUI convictions. As a result of our 30 years’ experience getting great rates for California drivers with DUIs, we’ve gathered some great information. We know you have questions about your DUI arrest and the hearing, so here are a few answers to some of the more commonly asked DUI questions.
No. A request for a restricted license cannot be considered at the DMV hearing. You may apply for a restricted license to drive to and from work at any DMV field office.
The DMV suspension or revocation is an administrative action taken against your driving privilege only. The suspension or revocation following a conviction in court is a mandatory action for which jail, fine, or other criminal penalty can be imposed.
No. The DMV hearing is an administrative proceeding regarding the suspension or revocation of your driving privilege only.
Both our State and Federal Constitutions provide that no person shall be deprived of property without due process of law. Due process of law entitles you to a notice of the action DMV intends to take against your driving privilege and an opportunity to be heard (hearing).
The DMV hearing is an administrative proceeding regarding your driving privilege and the circumstances surrounding the arrest, not whether you are innocent or guilty of a criminal act. Only the following issues will be discussed:
No. You are not required to request a DMV hearing.
No. The DMV hearing and court trial are independent of each other. The DMV hearing deals with the circumstances surrounding a DUI arrest. The Court trial deals with whether you are innocent or guilty of a criminal act.