It seems obvious that if your license is suspended, you do not have a valid license to drive. Well, maybe not so obvious. One of my favorite blog subjects, Amanda Bynes, recently pleaded “not guilty” to two counts of driving on a suspended license. How can she prove she had a valid license? The only answer I am aware of is to show a valid driver’s license.
I am often asked if an insurance company has the right to deny insurance coverage to a person who has a suspended license. The short answer is “yes” if at the time you secured the insurance and/or were driving, your license was suspended. Most, if not all automobile insurers, require a driver to have a valid license at all times as a prerequisite to coverage. A suspended license, is not a valid license, even if you can get it back.
If you have an issue a suspended license or an accident, please call the Hoag Law Group, LLC. today for your free initial consultation! Call now: 1-800HOAGLAW.
*This blog previously ran on my website.
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