My license was suspended for 192 days for lack of insurance but received a restricted license. I am now moving to PA and still have about another 3 months to go on the suspension. Will I e able to transfer my restricted license in PA and Register my car.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
That is a question you should post in the Pennsylvania section of Avvo as well as here.
In general, a person needs a valid underlying privilege to drive in the state he or she is relocating from to surrender in exchange for a license in the new state of residence. The reason is obvious - it prevents motorists from moving to have a privilege restored or expanded.
That said, Pennsylvania may allow you to have a restricted license there that will mirror the restricted NY license you now possess. See if some PA attorneys can provide some answers in that area.
Christopher I. Simser, Sr.
Syracuse - Albany - Rochester
Criminal Defense Attorney
There is the possibility of a "transfer" but it requires inquiry in Penn to see if they will issue you a Penn license temporarily restricted or allow you to simply use the NYS license for a limited amount of time. Do not simply risk being stopped and learning the hard way that what the law would have allowed or not.
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