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Can anyone get an occupational driver's license?

Occupational Driver’s License

This article explains who cannot get an occupational driver's license.

Can anyone get an ODL?

No. You cannot get an ODL if:

  • You lost your driving privileges because of a mental or physical disability.
  • You lost your driving privileges for failure to pay child support.
  • You need it to drive a commercial motor vehicle.
  • The judge thinks you do not have an essential need.
  • The judge is worried about public safety.
  • You have received two ODLs in the past 10 years after a conviction.
  • You have a “hard suspension” waiting period due to a prior DWI arrest or conviction.