Consequences Of An OWI/OWVI Conviction

Criminal Sentencing/Administrative Consequence of Drunk-Driving Convictions

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Operating While Intoxicated Operating While Visibly Impaired
1st Offense
  • Misdemeanor
  • Punishable by one or more of the following:

–       Up to 93 days in jail

–       $100-$500 fine

–       Up to 360 hours of community service

  • License suspended for 30 days; followed by restriction for 150 days
  • 6 points on driving record
  • $1,000 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years
  • Misdemeanor
  • Punishable by one or more of the following:

–       Up to 93 days in jail

–       $300 fine

–       Up to 360 hours of community service

  • License restricted for 90 days
  • 4 points on driving record
  • $500 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years
2nd Offense

(w/n 7 yrs)

  • Misdemeanor
  • $200-$1,000 AND one or more of the following:

– 5 days to 1 year in jail

– 30 to 90 days of community service

  • License is revoked for a minimum of 1 year if 2 convictions within 7 years
  • 6 points on driving record
  • $1,000 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years
  • Misdemeanor
  • $200-$1,000 fine AND one or more of the following:

– 5 days to 1 year in jail

– 30 to 90 days of community service

  • License is revoked for a minimum of 1 year if 2 convictions within 7 years
  • 4 points on driving record
  • $500 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years
3rd Offense
  • Felony (third offense within lifetime)
  • $500 – $5,000 fine AND either:

–       1 to 5 years imprisonment

–       Probation with 30 days to one year in jail AND 60 to 180 days of community service

  • License is revoked for a minimum of 5 years if 3 convictions within 10 years
  • 6 points on driving record
  • $1,000 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years
  • Felony (third offense within lifetime)
  • $500 – $5,000 fine AND either:

–       1 to 5 years imprisonment

–       Probation with 30 days to one year in jail AND 60 to 180 days of community service

  • License is revoked for a minimum of 5 years if 3 convictions within 10 years
  • 4 points on driving record
  • $500 Driver Responsibility Fee for 2 consecutive years

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