If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in New Hampshire, it’s likely your driver’s license has been suspended, even if you haven’t been to court yet. These suspensions are known as Administrative License Suspensions. Since they are the responsibility of the Division of Motor Vehicles, rather than the criminal courts, they can take place even if you are never convicted of any crime.
New Hampshire law allows an Administrative License Suspension to take place if a person is arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and:
- the person refused to take a drug or alcohol test,