Asked over 1 year ago - Richmond, TXFlag
I received a ticket for driving without car insurance and another ticket for driving with a suspended driver's license and again no car insurance. I was young and I have learned my lesson. I am having a hard time applying for jobs because on the applications it asks whether or not I have been convicted of an offense other than a traffic violation? I have also pled guilty and no contest to these offences. Can it ruin my chances of being hired by employers?
I agree with Mr. Vyborny--best to disclose these issues and explain them to your potential employer. As Mr. Vyborny noted, traffic violations can be misdemeanors; the point of the question on the application is to ascertain what may have happened in your past. However, many employers will not automatically discard your application for a few minor issues in your past.
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