The customary required term
for an sr22 filing in Texas is for
2 to 3 years from the date of order or suspension. During your term, you must maintain
your filing in order to keep your license valid and current. If your
insurance policy expires, is cancelled or ceases for any reason. The insurer is required by law to notify the ordering State.
Penalty for Failure to Maintain SR22
When notice that your coverage and
insurance is no longer valid is received by the State Licensing Authority, and if your filing period requirement has not yet been met, The Drivers License is generally suspended again until such time as a replacement is filed by another Insurer.
It is important during this time that your address information be correct and up to date with your State Licensing Authority. You will usually receive any notice from them regarding the status of your driving privileges at the home address listed.
Many people have found only after months or sometimes years later that they have been driving on a Suspended License. This is usually the result of outdated address information on file with
DPS. It is important to keep this information up to date because this is the address at which you will be sent
mail, including, Renewals and Notices Of Suspension.