Dealing with a DMV Hearing after your DUI Arrest in Los Angeles

After you are arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), you only have 10 days from that date to request a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) hearing. A DMV hearing is an administrative hearing where you will get a chance to explain why you should be allowed to keep your license. If you do not respond within 10 days, you automatically waive your right to a hearing. If you fail to take action, your driver’s license will be suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

A number of drivers make this mistake because when they see a pink temporary license, they think they have 30 days to make a request. The pink piece of paper only allows you to drive for 30 days. However, if you continue to drive after your license is suspended as the result of a DUI, you could end up facing jail time.

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