Q. What are the restrictions of a Junior Operators license?
A. A junior operator (under the age of 18) may not operate a vehicle with any passengers who are under the age of 18, excluding immediate family members, unless:
accompanied by a person who is at least age 21 has at least 1 year of driving experience and holds a valid license from Massachusetts or another state, and is sitting in the front passenger seat.
A junior operator is also prohibited from operating a motor vehicle between the hours of 12:30 am. And 5 am., unless the driver is accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Q. What happens to my driver’s license if I refuse to take a breath test after I have been arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol?
A. If you have been arrested for OUI alcohol and refuse to take a chemical breath test, your license or right to operate a motor vehicle in Massachusetts will be suspended for a period of at least 180days. If you are over the age of 21, the penalty if you take the test and fail it with a result of .08 or above is 30 days.
Q. What is a Restraining order?
A. An Abuse Prevention Order, sometimes called a "209A Order," or a "restraining order," is a civil court order intended to provide protection from physical, mental, or sexual harm caused by force or threat of harm from a family or household member. You can obtain an order against:
a spouse or former spouse A present or former household member A relative by blood or a present or former relative by marriage The parent of your minor child A person with whom you have or had a substantial dating relationship.
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