OFFENSES THAT WILL GET YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE REVOKED | PART 6: LIST SUMMARY
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Having a driver’s license is vital to most adults. We are mobile people and have to use vehicles. In Parts One through Five, Tulsa criminal defense attorney Stephen Cale discusses individual crimes, or categories of crimes, that will automatically get your license revoked if you’re convicted of them.
This final part of the series is a summary list of those offenses taken directly from the Title 47, section 6-205 of the Oklahoma statutes, with some editing.
If you’ve been charged with any crime, call Tulsa criminal defense attorney Stephen Cale at 918-771-7314. Your initial consultation is free. This is a general overview for educational purposes and not legal advice.
“A. The Department of Public Safety shall immediately revoke the driving privilege of any person, whether adult or juvenile, upon receiving a record of conviction in any municipal, state or federal court within the United States of any of the following offenses, when such conviction has become final:”
- Manslaughter or negligent homicide resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle;
- Driving or being in actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, any other intoxicating substance, or the combined influence of alcohol and any other intoxicating substance, any violation of paragraph 1, 2, 3 or 4 of subsection A of Section 11-902 of this title [Persons Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Intoxicating Substance or Combination of Those] or any violation of Section 11-906.4 of this title [Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Other Intoxicating Substance].
However, the Department shall not additionally revoke the driving privileges of the person pursuant to this subsection if the driving privilege of the person has been revoked because of a test result or test refusal pursuant to Section 753 or 754 of this title arising from the same circumstances which resulted in the conviction unless the revocation because of a test result or test refusal is set aside;
- Any felony during the commission of which a motor vehicle is used;
- Failure to stop and render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death or personal injury of another;
- Perjury or the making of a false affidavit or statement under oath to the Department under the Uniform Vehicle Code or under any other law relating to the ownership or operation of motor vehicles;
- [Drug Crimes While Using a Vehicle] A misdemeanor or felony conviction for unlawfully possessing, distributing, dispensing, manufacturing, trafficking, cultivating, selling, transferring, attempting or conspiring to possess, distribute, dispense, manufacture, traffic, sell, or transfer of a controlled dangerous substance as defined in the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act while using a motor vehicle;
- Failure to pay for gasoline pumped into a vehicle pursuant to Section 1740 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes [Gasoline Pump Thievery];
- A misdemeanor conviction for a violation of Section 1465 of Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes [Abandonment of Property or Goods Without Notice to Owner];
- A misdemeanor conviction for a violation of Section 609 of Title 37 of the Oklahoma Statutes [Hired Bus or Limousine Service Prohibited from Transporting Minors Possessing or Consuming Alcoholic Beverages];
- Failure to obey a traffic control device as provided in Section 11-202 of this title or a stop sign when such failure results in great bodily injury to any other person; or
- Failure to stop or to remain stopped for school bus loading or unloading of children pursuant to Section 11-705 or 11-705.1 of this title.
LENGTH OF REVOCATION
The first license revocation under any provision of this section, except for paragraph 2, 6, 7 or 11 of subsection A of this section, shall be for a period of one (1) year. Such period shall not be modified.
- A license revocation under any provision of this section, except for paragraph 2, 6, or 7 of subsection A of this section, shall be for a period of three (3) years if a prior revocation under this section, except under paragraph 2 of subsection A of this section, commenced within the preceding five-year period as shown by the records of the Department. Such period shall not be modified.
- The period of license revocation under paragraph 2 or 6 of subsection A of this section shall be governed by the provisions of Section 6-205.1 of this title.
- The first license revocation under paragraph 7 of subsection A of this section shall be for a period of six (6) months. A second or subsequent license revocation under paragraph 7 of subsection A of this section shall be for a period of one (1) year. Such periods shall not be modified.
- The first license revocation under paragraph 11 of subsection A of this section shall be for a period of one (1) year. Such period may be modified. Any appeal of the revocation of driving privilege under paragraph 11 of subsection A of this section shall be governed by Section 6-211 of this title, provided any modification under this subsection shall apply to Class D motor vehicles only.
- As used in this section, “great bodily injury” means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
If you’ve been charged with a crime, you need aggressive legal representation. Call Tulsa criminal defense attorney Stephen Cale at 918-771-7314. Your initial consultation with the Cale Law Office is free.
Tulsa criminal defense attorney Stephen Cale handles driver’s license matters that are connected with a criminal charge. He has nearly 2 decades of experience and focuses his practice on criminal defense.