Pursuant to RCW 66.44.365, some
juveniles found to have committed certain alcohol and/or drug offenses may be
eligible to petition the court to request reinstatement of driving privileges
that were revoked pursuant to RCW 46.20.265.
- Respondent's revocation must
be for offenses that are eligible for early reinstatement of driving privileges.
- Respondent shall notify all
local law enforcement agencies and the Juvenile Division of the Prosecuting
Attorney of his or her intent to petition the court to reinstate his or her
- Respondent must file a
"Motion Requesting Early Reinstatement of Driving Privileges" with
the Juvenile Court.
- Respondent must provide the
Department of Licensing with a certified copy of the "Order Requesting
Early Reinstatement of Driving Privileges.
- At the court hearing, the
respondent must provide information to support the request for early
driver's license reinstatement. This information may include school
attendance records, report cards, and/or behavior reports. Written
recommendations from employers, family members, and other community members
may also be presented.
The above is a general
overview of the procedures for early reinstatement of driving privileges.
This overview does not purport to cover all statutes and court rules that may
apply to a request for
early reinstatement of driving privileges. It is recommended that one
consult with an attorney prior to the request for
early reinstatement of driving privileges.