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MA Allowing Unlicensed Operator to Operate a Motor Vehicle

MA Allowing Unlicensed Operator to Operate Motor Vehicle Penatlies

If you are convicted of a 1st offense, you could face up to 1 year in the house of corrections and up to a $500 fine.  If you are convicted of a 2nd offense, you could face up to 2 ½ years in the house of corrections or not more than a $1,000 fine.  Additionally, your MA license can be suspended for up to 1 year along with your registration.

Who can be charged example one

The defendant is pulled over and the police discover he doesn’t have a license.  The defendant is driving his mother’s car.  The defendant can be charged for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.  The defendant’s mother can be charged for allowing the defendant, an unlicensed driver to use her car.

Who can be charged example two

The defendant is driving his mother’s car.  The police discover that the defendant is required to have an ignition interlock device in the car he is driving.  The police discover that the mother’s car does not have an ignition interlock device.  The defendant can be charged with an ignition interlock violation.  The mother can be charged for allowing the defendant to use her car.

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