Typically, you can not drive with a suspended license and certainly not without a valid license. If you do, you risk arrest, fine or both.
Occasionally, an exception can be made in special circumstances when a “hardship” situation exists. It may involve a sick relative or possibly a scenario where you are given limited privileges to drive to work or school.
An SR-22 Bond is frequently utilized in circumstances where a license has been suspended, or it is a condition of reinstating the license.
Each state is different. And in these situations, you would have to obtain car insurance coverage that equals at least the state minimum liability limit. In many states, the minimum required liability limit is $25,000 per person, $50,000 per occurrence and an additional $25,000 of property damage. However, some state have higher limits while other states have lower limits or are “no-fault” states.
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