Information on Limited Driving Privileges in North Carolina
LIMITED DRIVING PRIVILEGES
If you are granted a limited driving privilege, you should remember the following:
- Always carry it when you are driving;
- It is good ONLY for the hours shown on the back of the privilege;
- You may drive from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Mon-Fri. for work, school, community service, substance abuse classes, or to maintain your household (ex. To go to the store);
- If you are driving during another listed time, it MUST BE FOR WORK OR SCHOOL ONLY;
- You may not have any alcohol in your system at all when you drive;
- You may not use the privilege for such things as visiting friends, going to the movies, going to the beach, or eating at a restaurant (unless it is work-related);
- You must submit to a breath test at the request of a law enforcement officer if you are stopped while driving on the privilege;
- If you change your address or employment, you must obtain a new privilege. (Contact our office to expedite this procedure. There will be a small charge for obtaining a new privilege);
- You must maintain insurance on your vehicle;
- If you violate the terms of your limited driving privilege, you could be charged with Driving While your License is Revoked. This carries up to 120 days in jail, as well as an additional license revocation for which no privilege to drive is available.
- The privilege will expire on a date certain. It cannot be renewed. You will need to make arrangements with DMV for re-instatement of your license when the privilege expires.
- IF YOUR PRIVILEGE IS CONDITIONED UPON AN IGNITION INTERLOCK, YOU MAY ONLY OPERATE A VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH THE DEVICE!