2017 Maryland Code
Title 16 - Vehicle Laws -- Drivers' Licenses
Subtitle 1 - Issuance, Expiration, and Renewal of Licenses
§ 16-117.1. Expungement of certain driving records
- (a) "Criminal offense" defined. -- In this section, "criminal offense" does not include any violation of the Maryland Vehicle Law.
- (b) When Administration may expunge records. -- The Administration shall expunge the public driving record of a licensee if:
- (1) The licensee has not been convicted of a moving violation or a criminal offense involving a motor vehicle for the preceding 3 years, and the licensee's license never has been suspended for reasons related to driver safety, as defined by the Administration, or revoked;
- (2) The licensee has not been convicted of a moving violation or a criminal offense involving a motor vehicle for the preceding 5 years, and the licensee's record shows not more than one suspension for reasons related to driver safety, as defined by the Administration, and no revocations; or
- (3) Within the preceding 10 years:
- (i) The licensee has not been granted probation before judgment for a violation of § 20-102 or § 21-902 of this article; and
- (ii) The licensee has not been convicted of any moving violation or criminal offense involving a motor vehicle, regardless of the number of suspensions or revocations.
- (c) When Administration may refuse to expunge. -- The Administration may refuse to expunge a driving record if it determines that the licensee has not driven a motor vehicle on the highways during the particular conviction-free period on which the expungement is based.
- (d) Prohibited expungements. -- Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the Administration may not expunge:
- (1) Any driving records before the expiration of the time they are required to be retained under § 16-819 of this title;
- (2) Any driving record entries required for assessment of subsequent offender penalties; and
- (3) Any driving record entries related to a moving violation or an accident that resulted in the death of another person.
- (e) Regulations. -- The Administration shall adopt regulations to carry out this section.
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