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Lapse of Consciousness – Notice of Reexamination

Did You Receive a Notice of Re-Examination for a Lapse of Consciousness?

If you have received a “Notice of Re-Examination” from the California Department of Motor Vehicles, suggesting that you have suffered a “Lapse of Consciousness” you have just been told that the DMV is suspending or revoking your driver license.   That’s right, the DMV has already begun the work necessary to take you off the road but, this notice gives you an opportunity to protect your rights and your driver license.

Why is the DMV Taking This Action?: A Notice of Re-Examination for a Lapse of Consciousness primarily arrives in your mailbox after the DMV has received information that you suffered a “Lapse of Consciousness” which makes you a dangerous driver.  The sources of this information are doctors, friends, family, or even yourself. If the DMV receives information that you have fainted, passed out, suffered a seizure, or experienced any other event that impacts your awareness or consciousness, they will deem you unsafe to drive. Simply falling asleep at the wheel of your car can be interpreted as a “Lapse of Consciousness.”

Once the DMV receives this information, they are required by law to suspend your privilege to drive until they believe you are safe to operate motor vehicles.

 Your Reaction MUST be Immediate!


 The DMV will not delay their action, in fact, it has already begun. Based on this, you cannot afford to delay your response to the Notice of Reexamination. Depending upon the nature of the information they possess, the DMV may only allow you 5-days to contact them before they strip you of your driving privilege. The DMV does not care about your need to drive. If they believe you suffer with a condition that may cause you to lose consciousness while driving, they are taking you off the road……….PERIOD!! Fortunately, you are entitled to defend yourself and to demonstrate why the allegation is not correct but, you have a very small window of opportunity. You must be proactive and begin your defense at once.


  • Loss of Driver’s License
  • Increased Automobile Insurance
  • Inability to Work & Provide Income


We Can Begin Your Defense Now.

Re-Examination Hearings for a Lapse of Consciousness can be WON and a win means you keep driving. We have been fighting and winning Re-Examination Hearings for years because we have a method of overwhelming the DMV with affirmative evidence and information that presents you as a safe and capable driver. Good DMV defense takes time and that is something you don’t have in abundance. CALL US NOW so we can step in to fight for you.

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COVID-19 Update: The California DMV is OPEN!!!The California Department of Motor Vehicles - Driver Safety Office is Open & SUSPENDING Licenses

If you received a notice from the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Driver Safety Office you must act now.

The Driver Safety Offices are still doing business as usual, which means suspending your license. 

Hearings are still being processed and you can still defend yourself. 

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