DUI FAQs

DUI/DWI FAQs

How long can my license be suspended?

 

License suspension depends on your BAC level at the time you were pulled over, and on whether you agreed to the breath test.

 

Submitted to the test and failed: Blood Alcohol Content 0.08 through 0.14

  • 1st offense- 180 day suspension

  • 1st offense involving fatality- 180 day suspension

  • 2nd or subsequent 180 day suspension

  • 2nd or subsequent involving fatality- 1 year suspension

 

Submitted to the test and failed: Blood Alcohol Content 0.15 or more

  • 1st offense- 180 day suspension

  • 1st offense involving a fatality- 1 year suspension

  • 2nd or subsequent offense- 180 day suspension

  • 2nd or subsequent involving fatality - revocation

 

Refused to submit to the test:

  • 1st offense- 270 day suspension

  • 2nd or subsequent offense- 2 year suspension

 

Operating a commercial motor vehicle at the time:

  • 1st offense- 1 year Commercial Driver's License (CDL) disqualification

  • 2nd or subsequent offense- lifetime CDL disqualification

 

Operating a commercial motor vehicle carrying hazardous materials at the time:

  • 1st offense- 3 year CDL disqualification

  • 2nd or subsequent offense- lifetime CDL  disqualification

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