I am from Connecticut and am accused of possession of 190 grams of marijuana in Ohio. I am wondering if there is reciprocity between the two states in terms of a license suspension.
I am assuming this is the same individual who posted about the same issue before so I have r-eposted my response here. Connecticut and Ohio are both members of the Interstate Drivers License Compact. You can find more information on the compact on the National Center for Interstate Compacts (NCIC) website and the American Association of Motor Vehicle's website. As they are both members, Ohio and Connecticut can share drivers license information with each other. This means that CT will eventually be given notice of any suspension in Ohio and that will result in a suspension in CT. The theory is one driver, one license, one record for those states who have entered into the compact. If your license gets suspended in Ohio it is difficult to say when your Connecticut license will be suspended. Depending on reporting times of the two states it could be simultaneously or it could take some time before CT gets notice. It may help to speak with an experienced attorney for more information.
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