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Mandatory Driver Re-Training and License Suspensions in Connecticut
If you have received a traffic summons alleging violations of CT Motor Vehicle Laws, and some Auto Crime Penal Laws, anywhere in New Haven County or the entire state of Connecticut being convicted by pleading guilty often triggers a mandatory license suspension and / or compelled driver re-training to prevent a license suspension. Connecticut Motor Vehicle Statute MV § 14-111g(a) lays out the policy and law. Accruing the following convictions under MV § 14-111g(a) can trigger the required training or suspensions:
Any violation of subsection (c) of MV § 14-36 (learner’s permit)
MV § 14-36g (persons under the age of 18 transporting unauthorized passengers)
MV § 14-218a (traveling unreasonably fast)
MV § 14-219 (speeding)
MV § 14-222 (reckless driving)
MV § 14-222a (negligent homicide with a motor vehicle)
MV § 14-224 (evading responsibility and racing)
MV § 14-227a (DWI / OUI)
MV § 14-223 (failing to stop when ordered by a police officer or eluding)
MV § 14-230 (failure to drive right)
MV § 14-231 (unsafe passing in opposite directions)
MV § 14-232 (unsafe passing generally)
MV §14-233 (Passing on right)
MV §14-234 (passing in a no passing zone)
MV § 14-235 (failure to drive right on highway, curve, or upgrade)
MV §14-236 (multiple-lane highway violation)
MV §14-237 (driving on highway violation)
MV §14-238(controlled-access highway violation)
MV §14-238a. (illegal entry on limited access highway)
MV §14-239 (one-way street, rotaries or roundabout violation)
MV §14-240 (following too close)
MV §14-240a(following too close to harass or intimidate)
MV § 14-241 (turn violation)
MV § 14-242 (restricted turns, failing to signal, u-turn violation)
MV § 14-243 (unsafe starting or backing)
MV § 14-244 (signal violation).
MV § 14-245 (fail to yield right of way at an intersection)
MV § 14-246(fail to yield right-of-way at intersection turn)
MV § 14-246a (fail to yield right-of-way at highway junctions).
MV § 14-247 (fail to yield right-of-way at driveway / private road)
MV § 14-247a (fail to yield right-of-way yielded emerging from alley, driveway or building)
MV § 14-248 (cattle crossing / livestock violation)
MV § 14-249 (prohibited stopping at grade crossings)
MV § 14-279 (passing stopped school bus)
MV § 14-289b (motorcycle improper passing / driving between lanes)
MV § 14-296aa (cell phone violation)
MV § 14-299 (prohibited right turn on red)
MV § 14-301 (running stop sign)
MV § 14-302 (failing to yield at yield sign)
MV § 14-303 (one way street violation)
Penal Law § 53a-56b (manslaughter with a motor vehicle)
Penal Law § 53a-57 (misconduct with a motor vehicle)
Penal Law § 53a-60d (assault in the second degree with a motor vehicle)
Before sending your ticket in with a plea of guilty or paying the fine online, consult with our New Haven County, CT speeding and traffic ticket lawyers, as your entry of a guilty plea may trigger license suspensions and / or mandatory driver re-training.
Drivers 24 Years of Age or Younger Beware
It is particularly imperative that you do not plead guilty or pay online before checking with one of our CT traffic ticket defense lawyers! This is because there are special rules for young drivers in addition to the general rules of suspension and training.
Special Rules for Commercial Drivers Beware
Whether or not your CDL was issued in CT, do not plead guilty or pay the fine online before checking with one of our New Haven, CT traffic ticket defense lawyers! This is because there are special rules for commercial operators in addition to the general rules of suspension and training.
Special Rules for Speeding in a Work Zone Beware
Do not send that ticket in with a plea of guilty, or pay on line without first talking to our speeding and traffic ticket defense lawyers! This is because there are special rules for work zone violations in addition to the general rules of suspension and training
Beware of Special Rules after you have completed Driver Retraining
Once you complete driver re-training, there are special rules, regulations, and restrictions that apply for 3 year probationary period. Accruing a conviction within this probationary period will result in a mandatory license suspension for at least 30 days!
Contact our Connecticut Lawyers today if you have received any speeding tickets, traffic tickets, or moving violations in the State of Connecticut. The phone consultation is always free!