How to get a suspended car license in 2021

Because they are careless, hurried or out of sheer terror, some drivers end up having their driver’s license suspended. Violation of traffic rules often leads to the suspension of the right to drive on public roads.

Suspension is a temporary sanction that, depending on the severity, can be imposed for a period of 30, 60 or even 90 days. But what do you have to do to get your car license back when the police suspend it?

When will your car license be suspended in 2021?

Your car license can be suspended in various situations, and one of them is the one in which a minor road accident is your fault.

Also, the traffic police will suspend your driver’s license following an irregular maneuver such as overtaking on a continuous or double continuous line, passing the red light, not giving priority to pedestrians or vehicles that have this right or if you do not respect the traffic signs or indications the traffic officer present at an intersection.

Last but not least, you will be temporarily left without a driver’s license if you are found driving with a blood alcohol level of up to 0.80 mg / l, without, however, causing an accident.

How do you get your car license back in 2021?

If your car license is suspended, you will be able to recover it depending on the offense committed, namely:

At the expiration of the term for which the license is suspended – most of the time, the license is returned to the driver after the expiration of the suspension period. This refund applies to those who remained pedestrians for 30 days, to those who committed violations that do not allow a theoretical test to reduce the suspension and to those who do not take any legal action to reduce the period of suspension of the driving license.

At the expiration of the term and after taking a theoretical test – this is the case of drivers who commit certain violations that involve taking a theoretical test to recover a suspended license, namely: driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, a crime, a car accident with material damage by a driver under the influence of alcohol, ignoring the barriers to level crossing when they go down or when the acoustic and visual signals are started and, finally, the accumulation of 15 penalty points in the past year from previous suspension.

Examination to reduce the suspension period


Drivers who have their driving license suspended for 60 or 90 days can reduce the period to 30 days by taking a theoretical exam.

Only drivers who are at least one year old and who have not taken this test in the last three years and have not committed any violation in the last 24 months can benefit from this reduction.

To take the test you must meet certain conditions, namely: you have been declared “admitted” to the test of knowledge of traffic rules, the driver’s license was obtained at least one year before the offense, you no longer benefited from such a measure in the last three years from the commission of the offense for which the suspension reduction is requested and your driving license has not been suspended in the last two years from the finding of the contravention.

Drivers will be declared “admitted” if they answer correctly at least 13 of the 15 questions of the theoretical test. Those who will pass the exam will get the reduction of the driving license suspension to 30 days. Subsequently, the documents will be sent to Police Inspectorate within the radius of which the traffic violation was committed.

The examination can be taken only within 30 days from the suspension of the permit or 45 days if the period of validity of the traffic proof is added. It is free, can be paid several times and is held in the locality where the car license was issued.

Documents required to regain the suspended driving license in 2021

After passing the exam, you will be able to effectively regain your car license in 30 days. For this you will need the proof of circulation in front / back copy, the identity document in copy, the proof of payment of the fine and a standard application for the reduction of the period of suspension of the permit.

You will be able to regain possession of the permit after the 30 days have expired and after the approval of the application, only having on you the proof of circulation and the identity document.

Be very careful! If within 60 days from the date of regaining the driving license you will commit one or more violations, your right to drive a vehicle on public roads will be suspended again, with the exception that another 30 days will be added to the initial term. suspension.

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