Immediate Threat Revocations

Immediate Threat Indefinite Suspensions in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is empowered to suspend the driver’s license or right to operate in Massachusetts of anyone who the Registry deems is an “immediate threat” to the motoring public. MassDOT can legally impose these immediate threat suspensions in some cases without grating the driver a hearing prior to the suspension. In these situations, you have a right to a hearing at the Registry of Motor Vehicles after the indefinite immediate threat suspension goes into effect and…

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Immediate Threat Revocations: 2 Signatures Required

The law gives Massachusetts Police Officers the power to immediately suspend your driver’s license, simply by faxing an “immediate threat report” to the Driver Control Unit of the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. Upon receipt of an immediate threat complaint, the Registry will immediately issue a notice of suspension and shortly thereafter, the driver’s license of the person named in the report will be suspended indefinitely. The purpose of the Registry’s immediate threat revocation procedure is to promptly remove dangerous…

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