I had a admin dui in Missouri lost my license for 5 years after serving 75 % of the suspension was allowed a limited driving privilege with sr22 ins and ignition interlock and completing all the required satop classes. I have had the ldp for almost a year with one more year to go, what should and can I do?
The mere fact that you have recently moved to Alabama does not relieve you from complying with your prior obligations and preexisting preconditions before your driving privilege is fully restored. State of Alabama fully enforces the traffic laws of the state all over US. The best is to consult with a lawyer familiar with the DNV administrative laws and driving privilege laws to advise you properly. Thanks!
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Alabama without a valid driver license. Thirty (30) days after establishing residency, every new resident must apply for an Alabama driver license. See, Code of Alabama, 1975, section 32-6-1. Whether the state of Alabama will issue you a valid driver license while under a sort of "probationary" type license in the state of Missouri is problematic. When the Code was written many years ago, "limited privilege" driver licenses did not exist (nor did ignition interlock). The state of Alabama will not issue you a valid driver license while suspended or revoked in another state. See, Code section 32-6-7 (2) and (3). Since I am not familiar with Missouri driver license law, it may be your best course of action to determine from a qualified Missouri lawyer that specializes in DUI and driver license law what effect, if any, the moving from the state to Missouri to another state will have on the current Missouri driver license restriction. (For example, if you depart the state, will the state of Missouri driver license authority - the Department of Revenue - put you back into a suspended or revoked status? That is an important question that should be resolved before you go further.)
I can tell you that if you are a bona fide and permanent resident of the state of Alabama that you are absolutely required to obtain a valid Alabama driver license within thirty days of establishing residency and to continue to operate with another state's driver license while a resident of this state is a violation of the law and could result in sanctions.
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