Tag: driver’s license

Suspension, Revocation, Bar, Habitual Offender, Habitual Violator: What’s the difference?

In Iowa, a person can have their driver’s license taken from them in a number of ways.  For example, a person can be suspended for non-payment of fines, revoked for an operating while intoxicated test refusal or result over the legal limit of drugs and/or alcohol, or barred for other serious violations. It’s important to […]

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Lawyer Up – Commercial Driving Privileges Saved by Demand for an Attorney

Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.  Cedar Rapids police officers arrested a commercial truck driver for sleeping in his vehicle in a parking lot.  They charged him with operating while intoxicated since being in control of a motor vehicle that has its engine running technically qualifies as “operation” under Iowa law.  Understandably upset with his situation, […]

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