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Can I drive with passengers if I have a restricted license do to a DUI?

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I was wanting to know if I can drive with passengers in my car after getting a restricted license do to DUI? Also school is listed on my restricted and I was wondering if I could pick my children up after school, at their grand parent who live in a cove across the street from my school?

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  1. Best answer

    You can have passengers but you can't go pick up people at other locations. Restricted license is only good to and from your home and your school.

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  2. Typically there is no restriction on passengers. If you had such a restriction, it would be stated in the Court's order. As for picking up your kids, again you have to refer to the exact language of the order.

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  3. Yes. Under Tennessee law there is no ban on having a passenger in your car. Warning. You must comply with the restrictions on your driver's license. You must be using the interlock device or only going to and from work. You must follow the restriction placed on your driver's license.


  4. Yes. Tennessee law has no ban on having a passenger in your car. You must comply with the restrictions on your driver's license. If you have an interlock device requirement, you must drive an vehicle with the interlock or only going to and from work. It is possible that a Judge could order additional restrictions beyond what the law requires.

    I'm not your attorney and the answer above is fact dependent.

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