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Offenses requiring revocation.

The department shall revoke the license of any driver for the period of one calendar year unless otherwise provided in this section, upon receiving a record of the driver's conviction of any of the following offenses, when the conviction has become final:
(1) For vehicular homicide the period of revocation shall be two years. The revocation period shall be tolled during any period of total confinement for the offense;
(2) Vehicular assault. The revocation period shall be tolled during any period of total confinement for the offense;
(3) Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a narcotic drug, or under the influence of any other drug to a degree which renders the driver incapable of safely driving a motor vehicle, for the period prescribed in RCW 46.61.5055;
(4) Any felony where the sentencing court determines that in the commission of the offense a motor vehicle was used in a manner that endangered persons or property;
(5) Failure to stop and give information or render aid as required under the laws of this state in the event of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death or personal injury of another or resulting in damage to a vehicle that is driven or attended by another;
(6) Perjury or the making of a false affidavit or statement under oath to the department under Title 46 RCW or under any other law relating to the ownership or operation of motor vehicles;
(7) Reckless driving upon a showing by the department's records that the conviction is the third such conviction for the driver within a period of two years.


Effective date2020 c 16: "This act takes effect January 1, 2022." [ 2020 c 16 § 2.]
Effective date2005 c 288: See note following RCW 46.20.245.
Effective date1998 c 207: See note following RCW 46.61.5055.
IntentConstructionEffective date1998 c 41: See notes following RCW 46.20.265.
Severability1996 c 199: See note following RCW 9.94A.505.
Effective dates1985 c 407: See note following RCW 46.04.480.
Court Improvement Act of 1984Effective datesSeverabilityShort title1984 c 258: See notes following RCW 3.30.010.
Intent1984 c 258: See note following RCW 3.34.130.
Legislative finding, intentEffective datesSeverability1983 c 165: See notes following RCW 46.20.308.
Revocation of license for attempting to elude pursuing police vehicle: RCW 46.61.024.
Vehicular assault, penalty: RCW 46.61.522.
Vehicular homicide, penalty: RCW 46.61.520.
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