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Suspended Driver's License Maryland | Driving with a Suspended License Attorney

Suspended Driver's License in Maryland

Maryland Suspended License Lawyer
If you have been stopped and charged with driving on a suspended, cancelled, revoked or expired license in Maryland, make sure you hire a traffic ticket lawyer to defend your case.

Call the Maryland suspended license lawyer Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or click here to email Mr. Rice directly.

Maximum Penalty for Driving With a Suspended License in Maryland

The maximum penalty depends on the section of the Maryland transportation code you are charged with.  If you are charged with sections:
  • 16-303(a)
  • 16-303(b)
  • 16-303(c)
  • 16-303(d)
  • 16-303(e)
  • 16-303(f)
  • 16-303(g)
Then the maximum penalty for a first offense is 1 year and/or $1,000.00 fine and 12 points assessed on your Maryland Driver's License.

Why is My License Suspended in Maryland?

  • You didn't pay a fine or previous traffic ticket;
  • You didn't pay your child support;
  • You failed to appear in State Court;
  • You failed to appear in Federal Court;
  • You failed to follow a Court order;
  • You have a judgment against your;
  • Failure to comply suspension - assigned by the Court when you fail to pay a fine or request a trial date for a traffic ticket.
For more information on Maryland MVA Points, click here.

Call the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 to discuss your driving tickets and schedule a FREE legal consultation.

Maryland Transportation Code 16-303 as of 2014:

§16-303 - Driving while privilege is canceled,suspended, refused, or revoked

(a) Refused licenses: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is refused in this State or any other state.

(b) Canceled licenses: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is canceled in this State.

(c) Suspended licenses generally: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is suspended in this State.

(d) Revoked licenses: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is revoked in this State.

(e) Licenses canceled by other states: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license issued by any other state is canceled.

(f) Licenses suspended by other states: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license issued by any other state is suspended.

(g) Licenses revoked by other states: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license issued by any other state is revoked.

(h) Licenses suspended under certain provisions of article: A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is suspended under § 17-106, § 26-204, § 26-206, or § 27-103 of this article.

(i) License suspended by another state for failure to appear or pay fine:
(1) This subsection applies only to a person whose license or privilege to drive is suspended under the traffic laws or regulations of another state for:
  (i) Failure to comply with a notice to appear in a court of that state contained in a traffic citation issued to the person; or
  (ii) Failure to pay a fine for a violation of any traffic laws or regulations of that state.
(2) A person may not drive a motor vehicle on any highway or on any property specified in § 21-101.1 of this article while the person's license or privilege to drive is suspended under the traffic laws or regulations of any other state as described in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(j) Assessment of points:
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, any individual who violates a provision of this section shall be assessed the points as provided for in § 16-402(a)(31) of this title.
(2) Any individual who violates a provision of subsection (h) or subsection (i) of this section shall be assessed the points as provided for in § 16-402(a)(12) of this title.

Attorney Randolph Rice
410-288-2900
ricelawmd@gmail.com
Call attorney Randolph Rice if you need a lawyer in Maryland.  He represents clients in the following counties and cities:
  • Baltimore County;
  • Baltimore City;
  • Harford County;
  • Howard County;
  • Anne Arundel County; and
  • Ocean City, Maryland.


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