Driver's License Restoration Case Results

2018
October

Client’s license was revoked in 2004. He has 3 DUI convictions, his last conviction was a DUI causing death. He has been sober since then. He has been driving on an interlock device with a restricted license for over a year.

Result: Client was granted a full license in October 2018.

Client’s license was revoked in 2005 after his 2nd DUI. He had 3 DUI convictions, the last one was in 2011. He has been sober since 2014.

Result: Client was granted a clearance in October 2018.

Client was granted a restricted license in 2002. He was convicted of another DUI in July 2008. Normally, his revocation should have been reinstated immediately after the conviction was entered. However, his revocation was not reinstated until August 2018. He admitted to the relapse at the hearing and was able to provide the hearing officer with evidence of his sobriety since that arrest.

Result: Client was allowed to continue on a restricted license with an ignition interlock device. He will be eligible to appeal for a full license in one year.

Client’s license was revoked after his second DUI in 2001. He always abstained from alcohol during his probation but went back to drinking once off of supervision. In 2005 he stopped drinking for good.

Result: Client was granted a clearance in October 2018.

September

Client had been driving on a restricted license with an interlock device for over a year. He was granted a restricted license during sobriety court. He successfully completed sobriety court and had no interlock violations.

Result: Client was granted full driving privileges in September 2018.

Client has 4 DUI convictions. He has been sober since 2012. He was granted a restricted license in 2016. Client presented a favorable substance use evaluation. He has a couple minor issues on his interlock annual report, however, both issues were explained.

Result: Client was granted full driving privileges in September 2018.

Client has 2 DUI convictions, a DWLS conviction, and a reckless driving conviction. He has been sober since 2016.

Result: Client was granted clearance in September 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 2003, after his 2nd DUI. He continued to drink until the end of 2013, he has been sober since that date, with no history of relapse.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license in September 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 1996. He has 4 DUI convictions, his last one was in 1996. He stopped drinking in 2005. He attended AA sporadically in the past but was never very engaged in it. He is currently prescribed pain pills and takes them as directed.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license in September 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 2016. He has 3 DUI convictions. He quit drinking after his last DUI. He smoked marijuana years ago. He attends AA and plans to continue with it.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license in September 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 2010 after his 2nd DUI. He quit drinking a couple of months after he was sentenced on his 2nd offense.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license in September 2018.

August

Client's license was revoked after his second DUI in 2001. He continued to smoke marijuana for another year. He has been clean and sober since 2002. He attended counseling and AA in the past.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client's license was revoked February 2010 after multiple DUI convictions. He has a total of 5 DUIs. He was granted a restricted license in August 2016. He has been sober since 2012 and marijuana free since 2008. He had a few minor issues with the interlock device but no major violations.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client was granted a restricted license in 2017. He was originally revoked in 2010 after his 2nd DUI. He had a couple issues on his annual interlock report, however, all problems were quickly followed by .000 alcohol reading.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client's license was revoked after his 2nd DUI in 2004. Client moved out of state about 12 years ago. He has been sober since November 2013.

Result: Clearance granted August 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 2007 after his 2nd DUI. He was convicted of reckless driving and driving while license revoked in 2009. He received another driving while license revoked in 2016. He has been clean and sober since 2016.

Result: Clearance granted August 2018.

Client's revocation was reinstated due to a tamper circumvent in February 2018. Client had proof that the violation occurred due to vehicle repairs. He provided the service receipts.

Result: Restricted license reinstated August 2018.

Client's license was revoked in 2016 after her 2nd DUI conviction. She has been sober since her last arrest. She realized that she was only going to achieve the better life that she wanted if she got rid of the alcohol.

Result: Restricted license granted August 2018.

Client's license was revoked for 2 prior DUI convictions. He has been sober since his last DUI in 2014. He was granted a restricted license January 2017.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client had a restricted license because she was in sobriety court. She has been sober since her last DUI in 2016. Her revocation was reinstated due to a tampering/circumvent. She was able to provide proof that the vehicle was being repaired at the time of the tampering/circumvent.

Result: Restricted license reinstated August 2018.

Client had 9 DUI convictions between 1993 and 2009. He had been granted a restricted license before, only to lose it due to drinking. He got sober after his last DUI.

Result: Clearance granted August 2018.

Client was in a sobriety court program and had been driving on the ignition interlock device for over a year. He has 3 DUI convictions. He had no issues on his BAIID Report.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client was granted a restricted license in 2016. He has been driving with an ignition interlock device since. Client has been sober since 2010. He had 4 DUI convictions and 6 driving while license suspended convictions.

Result: Full license granted August 2018.

Client has 3 DUI convictions. He finally got sober during the probation of his 3rd DUI. He realized that he could use the energy he was expanding trying to beat probation to get sober instead. He went to AA during his first year of sobriety.

Result: Restricted license granted August 2018.

July

Client’s license was revoked October 2000. He has two DUI’s convictions. He also has a conviction for driving while license revoked. He has been sober since his last arrest in 2000.

Result: Restricted license granted July 2018.

Client’s had previously won back a restricted license but had that revoked June 2015 due to an interlock violation. Client originally lost his driver’s license for his two drinking and driving convictions. He has been sober since his last arrest.

Result: Restricted license granted July 2018.

Client’s license has been revoked since September 1996. Client has 5 DUI convictions as well as multiple drug convictions. He has been sober from all substances since early 2006.

Result: Restricted license granted July 2018.

Client has been driving with a restricted license and with the ignition interlock device for over a year. He had a couple of alcohol readings on the device but those had been addressed at a prior violation hearing and he had no issues since.

Result: Full license granted July 2018.

Client has been driving with a restricted license and with the ignition interlock device for over a year. She had no issues on her annual report.

Result: Full license granted July 2018.

June

Client’s license was revoked in August 2008. He has 5 alcohol-related driving convictions. Client has been sober since 2014. His appeal was originally denied following his hearing in November 2017. However, there was a clear error in the order, the hearing officer referenced a drug crime which did not exist. Because of this error Client appealed the decision in Circuit Court and won the right to have a new hearing.

Result: Restricted license granted June 2018.

Client’s revocation was reinstated due to a skipped rolling retest. He stated that he did not hear the interlock device go off. The interlock report showed a passing test shortly before the missed one. Additionally, the vehicle had been shut off right before the request for the blow. Client did not obtain a PBT or ETG.

Result: Restricted license was reinstated June 2018, though Client was cautioned that if he had any further alcohol reading he must obtain a timely PBT or ETG.

Client’s revocation was reinstated due to multiple tampering/circumvent violations that occurred over multiple days. Client provided proof that she was having problems with her car battery. She first tried to charge the battery and that is why she had power failure over multiple days. She finally had to replace the battery and she provided the hearing officer a receipt for the new battery.

Result: Restricted license was reinstated June 2018,

Client’s license was revoked after his 2nd DUI. He became sober in 2007 after he had hit rock bottom and realized that alcohol caused him to lose everything. He no longer attends AA but did state that he learned valuable lessons from the program.

Result: Clearance granted June 2018.

Client’s license was revoked in November 2007. She has 4 DUI convictions and multiple driving while license revoked. She attends AA once a week.

Result: Client was granted a temporary restricted license June 2018.

Client had been driving on a restricted license with an interlock device for over a year. Client appealed for his full license. Client’s license was originally revoked for one DUI causing death.

Result: Client was granted a full license June 2018.

Client’s revocation was reinstated due to a skipped rolling retest. He stated that he didn’t realize the device had requested a test because it was right around the time he pulled into work. He provided a timecard showing that he went into work right around the time of the missed test. Shortly before the missed test there was a clean breath sample provided and after his shift he returned to his car and provided a 0.000 breath sample.

Result: Client’s restricted license was reinstated June 2018.

Client’s license was revoked November 2001. He has 3 DUI convictions, his last one was in November 2014. Client has been sober since his last arrest. Client does not attend any AA or counseling.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license June 2018.

Client’s license was revoked October 2005. He has 2 DUI convictions. He has been sober since his last arrest. He used to attend AA but stopped 2 years ago.

Result: Client was granted a restricted license June 2018.

Client’s license revocation was reinstated March 2018. The revocation was reinstated due to a tamper/circumvent violation. Client was able to prove that he had been working on his vehicle at the time of the violation. In addition, he was having major issues with the interlock device during that time period. The device was eventually replaced.

Result: Client’s restricted license was reinstated June 2018.

Client’s restricted license was revoked April 2018 for a missed rolling retest. He did not hear the device request a retest. He provided negative breath samples before and after the missed test. He also provided a negative ETG test.

Result: Client’s restricted license was reinstated June 2018.

May

Client’s revocation was reinstated due to a major interlock violation in February 2018. He missed a rolling retest because he left the vehicle unattended while it was running. He provided a hair follicle test and an ETG test to prove he had not consumed alcohol.

Result: Restricted license granted May 2018.

Client’s license was revoked in May 2014. Client has two DUI convictions, his last one was in December 2013. He has been sober since May 2014. He had prior drug use but he has been drug free since 2007.

Result: Restricted license granted May 2018.

Client was granted a restricted license at his hearing in June 2016. He has 4 DUI convictions. Client has been sober since January 2010. Client had three instances of power loss to the interlock device on his annual report. He provided proof that his vehicle was at a repair shop for each power loss.

Result: Full license granted May 2018.

Client’s license revocation was reinstated in September 2015. Client had been granted a restricted license before but lost it due to an interlock violation. She has 2 DUI convictions, her last one was in 2011. She has been sober since 2014. Client attends AA 2-3 times per week.

Result: Restricted license granted in May 2018.

Client was seeking a full license. He had been driving with an interlock device for over a year. He had one failed alcohol readings on his interlock annual report. However, he had multiple readings of .000 before and after the failure. He also submitted a PBT of .000 that he had completed within 20 minutes of the failed reading.

Result: Full license granted May 2018.

Client’s license was revoked in April 2014 after his 2nd DUI. Both of his DUIs occurred within the a couple months of each other. He continued to drink and smoke marijuana until 2016. He attends AA and counseling weekly. Client lives out of state.

Result: Clearance granted May 2018.

March

Client’s license was revoked in May 2009 after his 2nd DUI conviction. Client stopped drinking after meeting his future wife later in 2009. She told him that if he wanted a relationship he had to stop drinking.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was revoked in August 2001. Client has 2 DUI convictions, both from 2001. He also has a conviction for driving while license suspended/revoked/denied. Client stopped drinking in 2002.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was revoked in July 2009. Client has 2 DUI convictions. After her license was revoked she had 7 driving offense. The last driving offense was in 2012. She stopped drinking in 2013.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was restricted in December 1996. Client has 5 DUI convictions. He stopped drinking in 2007. He attended AA once a week for 6 months early in his sobriety. He learned valuable coping mechanisms from the group.

Result: Restricted license granted

Client’s license was revoked in June 2003. Client has 8 DUIs, his last one was in 2002. Client has been sober since his last arrest. Client’s substance use evaluation recommends that he continue AA.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client lives out of state. Client’s license was revoked in 2013 due to his 2nd DUI. Client has only been sober since February 2017.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client has 3 DUIs and has been sober since his last one.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was revoked in June 2006. Client has 2 DUI convictions less than two years apart. Both of her DUIs were high BAC. She became sober in November 2007. She was previously granted a restricted license in 2014 but lost it due to an Ignition Interlock Violation. Jeff got her a restricted license in 2016.

Result: Full license granted

Client’s license was revoked in March 2015. Client has 2 DUIs and stopped drinking after his last arrest.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 2013. He has 2 DUI convictions. His first DUI was in 2012 and his second was in 2013. He continued to drink until July 2015. He smoked marijuana until July 2016. Client is an out of state resident.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 1980. Client has 3 DUIs: 1976, 1978, and 1980. She continued drinking for decades. She finally got sober in May 2009. Client is an out of state resident.

Result: Clearance granted

Client’s license was revoked 2014. Client has 2 DUIs. His last one was in 2014. Additional the client has 4 convictions of fleeing and eluding. Client stopped drinking and smoking marijuana on the date of his last arrest. Client now lives out of state.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 2008. He has 3 DUIs. He has been sober since his last arrest in 2008.

Result: Restricted license granted.

February

Client’s license was revoked in July 2015, after her 2nd DUI. Client stopped drinking after that arrest.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client lives out of state. He has 2 DUIs convictions from Michigan.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client has an Ignition Interlock Violation. Client had been on a restricted license since January 2015. Client had 3 DUIs.

Result: Violation hearing won, restricted license reinstated.

January

Client’s license was revoked due to multiple DUIs. Client stopped drinking in 2011, after her 3rd DUI arrest.

Result : Restricted license granted.

Client’s license was revoked in September 2013. Client has 2 DUI convictions. He had a high BAC on his 2nd DUI. Client has been sober since 2014.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Client’s license had been revoked since 1997. Client has 4 DUI convictions. Client didn’t stop drinking until 2009. Jeffrey won this client his restricted license December 2016.

Result: Full license granted.

Client came to Jeff due to her 2nd interlock violation. Jeff won Client her restricted license in May 2017. Jeff also won the interlock violation hearing. Client has 6 DUI convictions, her last one was in 1998. She stopped drinking in 1998 but continued to smoke marijuana until 2009.

Result: Restricted license was reinstated.

2017
December

Client’s license was revoked in 1998. He has 2 DUI convictions. Client now lives out of state. Client has been sober since 2008.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked for over 5 years. Client now lives out of state. Client has been sober since the date of his last arrest.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 2014. Client had 3 DUIs, the last one in 2014. He stopped drinking on the date of his last arrest.

Result: Restricted license granted.

Clint’s restricted license was revoked in May 2017 because of an Ignition Interlock Violation – tampering/circumvent. Client provided proof that the vehicle’s battery was replaced during the time the error occurred.

Result: Restricted license reinstated.

Ignition Interlock Violation caused revocation to be reinstated.

Result: Restricted license reinstated.

Client’s license was revoked in 2007. Client has 2 DUIs. Client has been sober since his last arrest in 2007. Client lives out of state.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in May 2012. Client has 4 DUIs. Client has been sober since his last arrest in 2014. Client is an active AA member.

Result: Restricted license granted.

November

Client’s license was revoked in 2006. Client’s last drink was in 2015. Client no longer lives in Michigan.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s restricted license was revoked due to an Ignition Interlock Violation. Client had skipped a rolling re-test and had a rolling re-test failure. Client provided EtG tests to prove that he was not drinking.

Result: Restricted license reinstated.

Client’s license was revoked in March 2001. Client continued to drink until 2007. Client was no longer a Michigan resident.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 1996. Client has 3 DUIs, the last one in 1996, Client continued to drink until 2007.

Result: Clearance granted.

October

Client’s license was revoked in August 1993. Client had represented himself on two prior appeals and lost. He has 3 DUIs. Client was not a Michigan resident.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in 2006. Client had represented himself on prior appeal and lost. Client was no longer a Michigan resident.

Result: Clearance granted.

Client’s license was revoked in July 2014. Client was granted a restricted license March 2017. Restricted license was revoked due to tampering/circumvent Ignition Interlock Violation. Client provided proof that he was replacing the battery on the vehicle during the time the violation occurred.

Result: Restricted license was reinstated.

Client had restricted license revoked due to an Ignition Interlock Violation.

Result: Restricted license reinstated.

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