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Driving After Suspension (DAS)

Driving After Suspension (DAS) - It is a misdemeanor if a person knows or reasonably should know that their license is suspended, and disobeys an order for suspension by operating a motor vehicle in this state. This is an enhancable offense, meaning if the person is convicted of the same crime more the once, the penalties become more severe.

Driving After Revocation (DAR) It is a misdemeanor for any person that knows or reasonably should know that there license is revoked, and disobeys an order for revocation by operating a motor vehicle in this state.

The State of Minnesota will suspend a person's driver's license upon conviction for DAS or DAR, as follows:

30 days, if the person has no prior convictions of DAS or DAR within the last five years

90 days, if the person has to incidents within five years

180 days, if the person has three violation with a five year period

one year, if the person has four or more violations with a five year period

 

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