Massachusetts imposes strict license losses on drivers who get too many speeding tickets. Depending on how many tickets the driver gets the Massachusetts RMV imposes mandatory license losses.
In Massachusetts there are mandatory driver’s license suspension for drivers that get 3, 7, or 12 surchargeable incident. A surchargeable incident can either be a ticket or an accident where the driver was deemed to be at fault.
Mandatory Driver’s License Suspensions
If you get 3 Speeding Tickets within a 12 month period will lose license for 30 days. That is a mandatory suspension and the RMV will not give you a hardship license.
Three Surchargeable Events
If you get 3 surcharges within two years you face a license loss. The loss can be avoided but you must complete driver retraining course. The RMV considers surcharges to be tickets and accidents.
If you get a 7 surcharges (tickets and accidents) within 3 years the RMV will suspend your license for 60 day. There is no hardship for this suspension.
Habitual Traffic Offender
A Habitual Traffic Offender in Massachusetts is someone that has 12 surcharges within 5 Years or 3 Major Infractions. The suspension for a Habitual Traffic Offender in Massachusetts is 4 years.
Boston Speeding Ticket Attorney
Patrick Donovan is a Massachusetts Speeding Ticket Attorney
who has helped many drivers with their speeding or traffic ticket. Attorney Donovan has also helped many drivers avoid a drivers license suspension. Patrick Donovan is a former prosecutor who has appeared in over fifty courts in Massachusetts.
If you or someone you know needs advice about a speeding ticket or license suspension call today (617) 479-1800 for a free consultation.