SCDMV helping some drivers with suspended licenses reduce or clear their suspensions this week

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles hosts the 2022 Driver Suspension Eligibility Week from March 7-11. During this week, SCDMV says drivers with licenses suspended for certain reasons may be able to get their remaining suspension time cleared or reduced.

SCDMV says drivers with the following types of suspensions may be eligible:

  • Driving under suspension
    • Does not include alcohol or drug-related convictions
  • Excessive points for drivers under age 18
  • Operating an uninsured vehicle or allowing someone to operate an uninsured vehicle
  • Operating an uninsured vehicle the driver does not own
  • Operating an unlicensed taxi

Officials say no fines or fees will be waived.

SCDMV says it sent out notices to drivers who could be eligible, and they should have been received by February 14. Eligible drivers should bring this notice with them to an SCDMV office this week, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The Allendasle and McCormick branches will only be open for this service on Wednesday, March 9, from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

If you think you may be eligible for this program, visit and make suer your address is correct.

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