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The commissioner shall deny the application for a driver's license, including the application for a limited license, to a person whose license has been canceled, unless:


no withdrawal of the person's driver's license or driving privilege is outstanding;


a completed, signed, and returned special review notice is entered on the person's driving record; and


if the incident is the third alcohol- or controlled-substance-related incident within a ten-year period, or the third incident on record and a special review notice was completed, signed, and entered in the driver's record within ten years of the third incident, or if the person has four or more of these incidents on record, the person has completed rehabilitation.

Reinstatements following rehabilitation must be conditioned upon continued abstinence from the use of alcohol and controlled substances.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 169.128; 169.798; 169A.75; 171.165; 299A.01


10 SR 1427; 15 SR 2406; 22 SR 1103; L 2000 c 478 art 2 s 7; 27 SR 707

Published Electronically:

September 9, 2005