Thank you for that clarification.I transferred my Mass license for a NY license 15 years ago, but I was never flagged for my Mass license. How could I find out from the registry if this is what my suspension is related too?
"The first time I was stopped was in 2003, where I was arrested. I went to court
and went to the registry, where I was told that I owed $300.00 for my license."
Allow me to explain what happened. When your license gets suspended in one state, it gets suspended in most
states. This is due to something called the Driver License Compact, of which New York and Mass are both members.
If your license is suspended in NY, it will be suspended in Mass as well. The interstate compact's motto is "One Driver, One License, One Record."
Here, it seems that you have found yourself in a complicated bureaucratic situation where you are laden with fines from one/both states, and until/unless they are paid or repealed, if one state is holding your licenses suspended for these fines, so will the other. How could I find out from the registry if this is what my suspension is related too?
You have to call both MassDOT(NNN) NNN-NNNN and NYS-DMV(NNN) NNN-NNNN and figure out which state is demanding the fine to reinstate the license. Again, one state can suspend all of your licenses from whichever other state until the fines are taken care of. Once this is found out, then you can deal with the fines by paying them or, requesting an administrative/judicial hearing to deal with the matter without payment if you feel it justified.
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