Restricted Driver’s Licenses
A person convicted of a 1st Offense DUI, whose intoxicated driving did not result in death or serious bodily injury, and has not been previously convicted of certain disqualifying offenses, may apply for a restricted driver’s license. The scope and limitations of this special license depends on whether the DUI is considered to be “Enhanced.”
A person convicted of a 2nd and subsequent offenses may also apply for a restricted license, but only if the vehicle is equipped with an ignition interlock device during the period when the license is restricted and for additional 6 months after the revocation period.
|Not Enhanced||No Ignition Interlock required.|
|Defendant permitted to drive only to and from work and/or full-time college or university, while on the job, to and from a court-ordered DUI School, a scheduled interlock monitoring appointment, a scheduled litter pickup, and regular place of worship.|
|Defendant may request Ignition Interlock and drive without geographic restrictions.
|Enhanced DUI||Ignition Interlock required.|
|No geographic restrictions.|
(1) Blood-alcohol content was .08% or higher at the time of driving;
(2) Accompanied by person under 18;
(3) Involved in accident which was the proximate result of the defendant’s intoxication; or
(4) Violated the implied consent law and has a violation within 5 years for Implied Consent, Underage DWI, or Reckless Driving if the charged offense was DUI.