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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 note that being suspended, revoked, or barred all carry special meanings under Iowa law. A suspension means that you have lost your permission from the Iowa Department of Transportation to drive for a certain period of time.  Typically, you are looking at a suspension for […]

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