This document provides basic information about the administrative license revocation (ALR) or suspension of the driver's license of individuals who refuse or fail a chemical test to determine their alcohol concentration. The brochure answers the following questions: What are the three most common legal questions asked about administrative license revocation? How does administrative license revocation relate to implied consent and illegal per se? Why impose criminal administrative sanctions? Why suspend or revoke a license? Will violators lose their jobs if they lose their driver's license? Are ALR laws effective? What provisions should be included in an ALR law? How much does this type of program cost? Does the cost warrant voting against the legislation? Has there been opposition to adopting ALR? Who supports ALR programs?


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Media Info

  • Pagination: 12 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00798267
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-808 906
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 15 2000 12:00AM