I got a DUI Feb 10, 2018 but was not convicted until Dec 10, 2018. My APS hearing was Sept 2018 in which I filed my SR22, enrolled in the 3 month DUI program, and served a 30 day license suspension (plus 5 months restricted). After my 30 day suspension I was eligible for a restricted license.
I finished my DUI classes Jan 16, 2019 and have paid all required fines. Upon completion of the classes, my instructor told me I could go back to the DMV and have my restriction removed.
I just returned from the DMV and they told me my restriction cannot be removed until May 9th. It turns out since my court date and APS hearing date did not coincide, the restriction started all over again. Does this seem right? I have a lawyer but he was not much help when I e-mailed him about the outcome.
Let me try to be more helpful than the lawyer you paid: It’s all up to the DMV.
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Call the DMV Mandatory Actions Unit at (916) 657-6525. They may be able to fix the problem. If my answer was helpful or "the best answer", please mark it as such. Thank you.
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If this is a first offense, your license is restricted for 180 days from 12/10/18 (the date of conviction).
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