Ohio Second OVI Impaired Offense
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 did not submit to a chemical test.
- You did submit a chemical test, but it was under the .08 legal limit.
This offense is known as the OVI Impaired offense. Almost everyone charged with OVI in Ohio is charged with the Impaired 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 Impaired Offense Penalty Chart
|Jail||10 days to 180 days jail|
|License Suspension||1 year to 7 years|
|Hard Time period – no driving privileges||45 days|
|Fine||$525 to $1625|
|Party Plates||At judge’s discretion|
|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.|
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