OWI/DUI Drunk Driving License Sanctions

 

All require a payment of $125.00 to the Secretary of State for a License reinstatement fee. This list is not to be considered exhaustive, but it will hopefully give you an idea of the potential consequences of certain convictions. In addition to the penalties listed, nearly all of the crimes listed below, will carry some term of probation if convicted.

Charge Convicted Of

Court Penalties License Sanction
Operating While Intoxicated, 1st Offense OR Operating With ANY Presence of a Schedule 1 Drug or Cocaine (OWPD)

$100.00 to $500.00 Fine
Up to 93 days in Jail
Up to 360 Hours of Community Service
Court Costs

License Suspended for 30 days followed by license restrictions for 150 days
Possible Vehicle Immobilization
Possible Ignition Interlock
Six Points Added to Driving Record
$1,000.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee (OWI)
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee (OWPD)

High Blood Alcohol Content. "Super Drunk" (BAC of .17 or Higher) 1st Offense Up to 180 days in Jail
$200.00 to $700.00 Fine
Up to 360 Hours of Community Service
Court Costs
License Suspended for 1 Year, with eligibility for restrictions after 45 days of suspension with an Ignition Interlock Installed on ALL vehicles Owned or Operated
Possible Confiscation of Metal License Plate
Mandatory Vehicle Immobilization if subsequently convicted of Operating a Vehicle Without a Properly Installed Interlock Device
Six Points Added to Driving Record
$1,000.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI), 1st Offense

Up to a $300.00 Fine
Up to 93 days in Jail
Up to 360 Hours of Community Service
Court Costs

License Restricted for 90 days (180 days if impaired by controlled substance)
Possible Vehicle Immobilization
Four Points Added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee
Operating While Intoxicated, 2nd Offense (Within 7 Years of Prior) $200.00 to $1,000.00l Fine
5 days to 1 year in Jail
30 to 90 days of Community Service
Court Costs
Driver License Revocation and Denial for a Minimum of One Year (5 years if a Prior Revocation in Last 7 Years)
License Plate Confiscated
Vehicle Immobilization for 90 to 180 days
Possible Vehicle Forfeiture
Six Points Added to Driving Record
$1,000.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Operating While Visibly Impaired, Second Offense (Within 7 Years of Prior) $200.00 to $1,000.00 Fine
5 days to 1 year in Jail
30 to 90 days of Community Service
Court Costs
Driver License Revocation and Denial for a Minimum of One Year (5 years if a Prior Revocation in Last 7 Years)
License Plate Confiscated
Vehicle Immobilization for 90 to 180 days
Possible Vehicle Forfeiture
Four Points Added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Operating While Intoxicated, 3rd Offense (Within Your Lifetime) $500.00 to $5,000.00 Fine
1 to 5 Years Imprisonment, or
Minimum 30 days to 1 Year in Jail with Probation
60 to 180 days of Community Service
Driver License Revocation and Denial if There are 2 Convictions within 7 years, or 3 Convictions Within 10 years. Minimum Period of Revocation and Denial is 1 year, 5 years if there was a prior revocation within Last 7 Years.
License Plate Confiscation
Vehicle Immobilization for 1 to 3 Years
Possible Vehicle Forfeiture
Vehicle Registration Denial
Six Points Added to Driving Record
$1,000.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Operating While Visibly Impaired, 3rd Offense (Within Your Lifetime) $500.00 to $5,000.00 fine
1 to 5 Years Imprisonment, or
Minimum 30 days to 1 Year in Jail with Probation
60 to 180 days of Community Service
Driver License Revocation and Denial if There are 2 Convictions within 7 years, or 3 Convictions Within 10 years. Minimum Period of Revocation and Denial is 1 year, 5 years if there was a prior revocation within Last 7 Years.
License Plate Confiscation
Vehicle Immobilization for 1 to 3 Years
Possible Vehicle Forfeiture
Vehicle Registration Denial
Four Points Added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Operating While Intoxicated, Visibly Impaired, With ANY Presence of Drugs, or Operating Whle License Suspended, Revoked or Denied (First Offense), Causing Death or Serious Injury

Death: Up to 15 Years Imprisonment
Fine of $2,500.00 to $10,000.00

Injury: Up to 5 Years Imprisonment
Fine of $1,000.00 to $5,000.00

Death of An Emergency Responder: Up to 20 Years Imprisonment
Fin of $2,500.00 to $10,000.00

Driver License Revocation and Denial for Minimum of 1 Year (minimum of 5 Years if there was a prior revocation within 7 Years)
License Plate Confiscation
Vehicle Immobilization for up to 180 days
Possible Vehicle Forfeiture
Six Points Added to Driving Record
$1,000.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee
Open Intoxicants in a Motor Vehicle Up to $100.00 Fine

First Offense: No Action Taken Against Driver's License

Second Offense: Driver's License Suspended for 30 days, followed by Restrictions for 60 days

Third Offense: Driver's License Suspended for 60 days, followed by Restrictions for 305 days

Alcohol Screening may be Required
Points Added to Driving Record

Zero Tolerance, Operating with Presence of Alcohol while Under Age 21, First Offense Up to a $500.00 Fine
Up to 360 Hours of Community Service
Driver's License Restricted for 30 days
Four Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Zero Tolerance, Operating with Presence of Alcohol while Under Age 21, Second Offense Up to a $500.00 Fine
Up to 60 days of Community Service
Up to 93 days in Jail
Driver's License Suspended for 90 days. If there is a prior drunk or drugged driving conviction, there is a driver license revocation and denial for a minimum of 1 Year (minimum 5 years if there was a prior revocation within last 7 years)
Four Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Person Under 21, Purchase/Consume/Possess Alcohol (MIP)

First Offense: $100.00 Fine

Second Offense: $200.00 Fine

Third Offense: $500.00 Fine

Community Service May Be Required

First Offense: No Action Taken Against Driver's License

Second Offense: Driver's License Suspended for 30 days, followed by Restrictions for 60 days

Third Offense: Driver's License Suspended for 60 days, followed by Restrictions for 305 days

Alcohol Screening may be Required

Driving While License Suspended, Revoked or Denied (DWLS), First Offense

Up to $500.00 Fine
Up to 93 days in Jail

Mandatory Additional License Sanction (varies)
Two Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Driving While License Suspended, Revoked or Denied (DWLS), Second Offense Up to $1,000.00 Fine
Up to 1 Year in Jail
Mandatory Additional License Sanction
Vehicle may be Immobilized for up to 180 days
Two Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee

Driving While License Suspended, Revoked or Denied (DWLS), Third Offense Up to $1,000.00 Fine
Up to 1 Year in Jail
Mandatory Additional License Sanction
Two Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee
If there are 2 prior convictions within the last 7 years, license plate confiscation, and vehicle immobilization for 90 to 180 days

Driving While License Suspended, Revoked or Denied (DWLS), Fourth Offense Up to $1,000.00 Fine
Up to 1 Year in Jail

Mandatory Additional License Sanction
Two Points added to Driving Record
$500.00 a year for 2 years for Driver Responsibility Fee
If there are 4 prior convictions within the last 7 years, license plate confiscation, and vehicle immobilization for 1 to 3 Years