4509.26 Termination of suspension.

Unless a suspension is terminated under other provisions of sections 4509.01 to 4509.78 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, any order of suspension by the registrar of motor vehicles under such sections shall remain in effect and no license shall be renewed for or issued to any person whose license is suspended and no registration shall be renewed for or issued to any person whose motor vehicle registration is suspended until either of the following happens:

(A) There is deposited on his behalf the security required under section 4509.12 of the Revised Code.

(B) Two years have elapsed following the date of the accident and satisfactory evidence has been filed with the registrar of motor vehicles that during such period no action for damages arising out of the accident resulting in the suspension has been instituted.

An affidavit of the applicant that no action for damages arising out of the accident has been filed against him or, if filed, that it is not still pending shall be prima-facie evidence of that fact. The registrar may take whatever steps are necessary to verify the statement set forth in the affidavit.

Cite as R.C. § 4509.26

History. Effective Date: 10-30-1965