Driver's License Suspension Policies

Posted June 2, 2005
By Brookings Institution
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For the working poor, having a suspended driver's license can be a significant barrier to finding or retaining a job. This report summarizes data collected from 14 cities across the US including: number of licensed drivers in the state; number of suspended licenses; conditions for license reinstatement; policies/programs, if available, to address economic-based suspensions; and local data on transportation as a barrier to employment.