DUS (Driving Under Suspension)
Driving on a Suspended or revoked License is a serious crime that can ultimately lead to jail time or felony charges. An individual can under certain circumstances actually have the charges of Driving Under Suspension 2013 Florida Statue 322.34 states the following:
322.34 Driving while license suspended, revoked, canceled, or disqualified.—
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), any person whose driver’s license or driving privilege has been canceled, suspended, or revoked, except a “habitual traffic offender” as defined in s.322.264, who drives a vehicle upon the highways of this state while such license or privilege is canceled, suspended, or revoked is guilty of a moving violation, punishable as provided in chapter 318.
(2) Any person whose driver’s license or driving privilege has been canceled, suspended, or revoked as provided by law, except persons defined in s. 322.264, who, knowing of such cancellation, suspension, or revocation, drives any motor vehicle upon the highways of this state while such license or privilege is canceled, suspended, or revoked, upon:
What if I can never get a Driver’s license?
There are certain circumstances where a person cannot obtain a valid license or they never had a license and they are charged with Driver under a Suspension. Either too much money is owed or there legal status in the country does not allow them to get a driver’s license. Many times that Driver under a Suspension charge can be negotiated to No Valid Driver’s License charge which does not carry the same aggravated penalties and driver’s license suspension issues that a DUS charge does. You can be convicted many times over for No Valid D/L Florida Statutes 322.03
(1) with no aggravating issues and is an alternative to a DUS charge if negotiated successfully.