TRAFFIC LAW Attorney
A person is guilty of operating a vehicle while a habitual offender if:
- He has previously been determined or adjudicated an habitual offender and
- drives any motor vehicle or self-propelled machinery or equipment on the highways of the Commonwealth while the revocation of the person’s driving privilege remains in effect.
A first offense habitual offender violation is punished by up to twelve months in jail and/or a $2,500 fine.
- A second or subsequent habitual offender is punished as a Class 6 felony and carries a mandatory minimum term of incarceration of one year in jail.