In other words, would you treat someone driving with an expired license the same? Restriction Codes in Texas The state of Texas may place restrictions on your license to make sure the roads are safe for everyone — including you. If there was no licensed driver available to take over the vehicle I might tow your car depending on the circumstances. I'm going to be driving alone. I just wasn't aware if the original officer that posted was in a state where a violation of a restriction and driving with a suspended license invalid were the same. Provisional licenses have many of the same conditions as the class B, although they are lifted automatically after a year.
I know you can get an occupational license in Texas on a suspended license, but nothing for my particular predicament. Even if the voices aren't real, They have some really good ideas. It doesnt look like this is an option. Nothing more, and again, appreciate all the responses. I'd cite you for driving outside the restrictions of your license. Although, this is for a suspension on an otherwise unrestricted license, so I acknowledge the difference.Next
Train for tomorrow, for you never know what it will bring to the fight. Court would be different as to the penalty involved. I can understand that pricking your ego a little. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. A cab would cost about a day's worth of work, so that defeats the purpose. In Texas, the case will be dropped if the restriction is removed before the court date - and since I already have a driving test scheduled, it will be. The youth condition can only be satisfied by the passage of time, and people with permanent disabilities will have to adjust to a restricted license.Next
I was irresponsible, and this is a loop I must jump through. I would do it tomorrow if it were. Restriction T, for example — which requires an automatic transmission — can be lifted if the driver passes the Texas drivers test with proper use of the clutch. I've just got to be on top of my lights and such! This restriction will remain until I pass the driving test which is scheduled for about 3 months from now it's the earliest slot they had. My question is probably obvious : what are the possible consequences of being pulled over while driving alone with this restriction? I have applied, passed the written exam and now have a driver license in the state of Texas with a class B restriction - which states that I am not allowed to drive without an adult licensed driver 21 years or older in the front seat.Next
Would the fact that I am a 37-year-old working adult be considered?. Posting approval may take a few business days. You will do the basic control skills and the road test only. My question was more of a poll to ask real officers what they would likely do in this situation. I let my license expire, and in Texas, you cannot renew your license if it is more than 2 years expired; you must re-apply and take all the necessary steps a first-time applicant would have to - minus drivers ed for adults over 25 years old.Next
Also, I was pulled over for having a license plate light out about 6 months ago - which was before I even re-applied, and obviously my license was expired at that point. I received warnings for both the light and driving on an expired license. I would cite you for driving on a restricted license and put you afoot, because I couldn't let you drive away without a valid license. But others can satisfy the conditions with a little effort and some paperwork. That said, I would advise you to observe the restriction as it appears on your license. In the school of Policing, there is no graduation day.Next
I understand the irresponsibility involved in being in the situation to begin with, but it is how it is. Given the danger, Texas law singles out young drivers for a class B restriction. If anyone familiar with Texas can chime in on this, I'd appreciate it. In Arkansas I have seen several of those. You are free to judge me for just being irresponsible again; that's fine - you have earned your right to your opinions, and I respect them. Is violating a restriction worse than driving on an expired license? I will say again that I have already been pulled over while driving on an expired license and was let off with a warning.Next
The only exception to this is for removing the restriction E-automatic transmission. Anyway, I'd just like to get a feel how real cops would handle this situation. Arguing on the internet, is like wrestling with a pig in mud. Many apply only to commercial drivers. I'd cite you for driving outside the restrictions of your license.Next