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Failure to appear in court or pay tickets

If you fail to show up for a required court date or fail to timely pay a ticket, and that information is reported to the DMV, your license may be cancelled or denied. You may not drive while under a cancellation or denial.


There are no driving privileges that can be granted by the Hearings Division while under this type of action.


The Hearings Division has no authority to hold hearings on these types of matters. However, assuming no other restraints are in effect, you may be able to reinstate once these matters are resolved (such as obtaining a “courtesy clearance” from the court). 


For a directory of Colorado County & District Courts, click here


For a directory of Colorado Municipal Courts, click here 


For further information on reinstatement, click here.


Legal Authority: C.R.S. § 42-4-1709


*Disclaimer: This summary was prepared by the Department of Revenue Hearings Division and should be used as a reference only. Interested parties should refer to the full text of the law and seek legal counsel before drawing conclusions.