I was convicted of 2 DUI`s in San Joaquin county 5 years ago when i was 19 years old. I have not been pulled over or received a driving citation since. I paid the $1500 in restitution. Would i have to take the 18 month DUI class to get my license back? Its been 5 years?
In CA, yes the DMV requires you complete the SB38 (18 month) class in order to reinstate your license. Too bad you paid the restitution first, that is a judgment that the criminal court won't enforce. I've added a link to the list of class providers statewide. Find one in your county close to you and call them for an appointment.
I agree with all the above. Also, you may want to check if you have an outstanding warrant as the completion of the alcohol classes are routinely a condition of probation. I'm surprised you never had any issues with warrants or probation violations. Though, your probation is likely finished at this point since these occurred 5 years ago..
However, you were only 19 at the time - were you charged with VC 23140 or 23136? Alcohol classes are generally not a condition of probation in these offenses.
Yes. You can check with the DMV and see if you can get a provisional license once you start the classes.
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