Ohio Second OVI High Tier Test
The chart below outlines the penalties for a second offense OVI when:
- You do not have a prior OVI conviction within 10 years of the date of your current charge.
- You took a chemical test and
- You tested above the .17 high tier level for alcohol.
This offense is known as the OVI high tier offense.
You may also be charged with other offenses if:
- You took chemical test
- You refused a Chemical test and have a prior OVI conviction within 20 years of the date of this offense.
If any of the above apply to you, after you have reviewed the below chart go back to the previous page and click on the other offense or offenses that may apply to you.
Or download the PDF Chart of all possible Second Offense OVI Offense Penalties which can be accessed below this chart.
2nd OVI High Tier Test Penalty Chart
|Jail||20 days to 180 days jail|
|License Suspension||1 year to 7 years|
|Hard Time period – no driving privileges||45 days|
|Fine||$525 to $1625|
|Interlock on Car (Blow & Go)||Mandatory. Or, if drug OVI, at judge’s discretion.|
|Mandatory Vehicle Immobilization for 90 days.|
|But if limited driving authorized after 45 days court can terminate the immobilization order.|
|View/Print this chart in PDF|
Administrative License Suspension (ALS) Charts & Information.
Administrative License Suspension (ALS). In most cases the officer already took your driver’s license and placed you under an ALS Suspension or, if you took a urine or blood test, you will face an ALS when the result comes back.
Click here for specifics about your ALS suspension and appealing it chose which of the below applies to you.
View/Print Penalty Chart for All OVI Second Offense Charges
Click here to access a pdf that outlines the penalties for all OVI charges that can possible apply to someone with a Second Offense in 10 years.