DMV Win at a Lack of Skill Hearing at the Oakland Driver Safety Office

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was retained to represent a client whose driver license was suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) following an unfavorable Re-Examination Interview. Our 51 year old client is married and lives with his wife and children in the family’s home east of San [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:43+00:00 December 3rd, 2016|Lack of Skill, License Suspension & Revocation, Recent Victories|Comments Off on DMV Win at a Lack of Skill Hearing at the Oakland Driver Safety Office

California DMV use of Medical Probation

Why does the California DMV place drivers on Medical Probation?    All Californians recognize the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) as the government agency responsible for issuing driver licenses and registering vehicles.  Few people realize however the DMV has been granted sweeping power by the California Legislature to continuously monitor the [...]

California DMV Driver License Suspension for Marijuana Use

Why is the California DMV Concerned About Marijuana Use?  The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the “All Powerful” government agency entrusted with the authority to grant driver licenses to those people who qualify.  What many Californians don’t realize is that the DMV is equally empowered to strip a [...]

California DMV License Suspension for Anxiety

Why Does the California DMV Suspend a Driver License for Anxiety?  The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the government agency empowered by the California State Legislature to oversee the issuance of driver licenses in the State of California.  The DMV is tasked with testing and vetting all people [...]

California’s Prop 64 and the Impact on DMV License Suspensions

California’s Legalization of Marijuana   On November 8, 2016, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 64 to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the State.  Capturing 59% of the vote, Californians authorized the use of marijuana with some conditions.  Beginning in January 2018, anyone who is 21 years or older may [...]

California Driver License Suspension for Parkinson’s Disease

Why does the California DMV suspend a driver license for Parkinson’s disease?  Once a person is licensed to drive motor vehicles in the State of California, they forever remain under the watchful eye of the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  One of the DMV’s primary functions is to ensure [...]

Why does the California DMV Suspend a Driver License for Syncope

Why is the California DMV concerned about Syncope? Simply stated, Syncope is the medical term used to define an episode of fainting.  Syncope is a sudden loss of consciousness that is often the result of a temporary loss of oxygen to the brain.  Syncope is usually a brief and temporary [...]

DMV Win at a Lapse of Consciousness Hearing at the Oakland DSO

Case History: California Drivers Advocates was retained to represent a client whose driver license had been automatically suspended by the California Department of Motor Vehicles after the department received a Confidential Morbidity Report from a physician’s assistant at an emergency room in Concord, Ca.  Our client had suffered a sudden [...]

By | 2017-05-07T05:03:44+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Lapse of Consciousness, License Suspension & Revocation, Recent Victories|Comments Off on DMV Win at a Lapse of Consciousness Hearing at the Oakland DSO