I received an HOV violation back in 2007. I have to go to court for a petit larceny charge soon and was wondering if this HOV violation from the past would disqualify me from being able to join in the OAR first offender's program?
No. Only prior larceny charges or other serious crimes disqualify a person from Fairfax's OAR program.
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No. The high occupancy vehicle lane violation is an infraction, not a crime, so it will not disqualify you. However you may want to consult with an attorney before just going to court and taking the program. Maybe you have a defense. While completing the program does not result in a conviction, there are still consequences.
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