Negligent Operator Suspension – Why Is My License Suspended?

A negligent operator suspension is a suspension of your California driving privileges, due to the accumulation of too many points on your DMV record. You only receive a point on your DMV record if you are convicted in traffic court or in criminal court of a moving violation. This is often why it becomes necessary to hire an experienced traffic defense attorney: so you can prevent a conviction of a traffic ticket (such as speeding or running a red light), or a criminal charge (such as a driving on a suspended license charge or a DUI) which, if you were convicted, would result in one or more points on your DMV record.

Negligent Operator Suspension – How Do I Prevent a License Suspension in California?

Once you receive too many points in a given period of time, you will receive a DMV notice indicating your license will be suspended. If you do nothing, your license will surely be suspended, usually for up to three months. But you have a right to a negligent operator DMV suspension hearing to contest the suspension of your license. This can be intimidating to handle on your own, and if you are not comfortable testifying in a DMV hearing and defending your right to drive, Attorney Paul J. Denni is an experienced traffic defense attorney who can defend your right to drive in your DMV hearing.

What Are My Defenses in a Negligent Operator DMV Hearing?

Every driver’s situation is a little different. The rules are different depending on whether you are a commercial driver or if you have a class “C” license. But generally, license suspension defenses include improper counting of points (yep, sometimes they don’t add correctly), the types of moving violations on your DMV record, and the hardship it would create (e.g. the necessity of driving in your particular situation).

Get Help With Your Negligent Operator DMV Hearing

Attorney Paul J. Denni is an experienced traffic defense attorney who can help you in your DMV hearing. There is a lot at stake when you face the potential loss of your driver’s license. Contact Paul Denni to get help with your hearing, or for a free consultation to discuss your options. You can reach Mr. Denni in the Get Help Now box to the right, call him at 310-200-4519, or email him at

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