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DRUNK DRIVING PENALTIES IN MARYSVILLE, OHIO

The mandatory minimum penalties for OVI under Ohio law include the following:

1st offense:

  • 3 days in jail or Driver Intervention Program (72 hours)

  • 6 days in jail if your alcohol level tested high or you refused a test and have a prior DUI conviction in past 20 years.

  • A fine of at least $375

  • Driver’s license suspension from 6 months to 3 years

  • Yellow DUI plates possible in cases of high test or refusal of testing within past 20 years.

  • Possible ignition interlock device

2nd offense:

  • 10 days in jail

  • 20 days in jail if your alcohol level tested high or you refused a test

  • A fine of at least $525

  • Driver’s license suspension from 1 to 5 years

  • Mandatory yellow DUI plates

  • Mandatory ignition interlock device installed

  • 90 days immobilization of your vehicle

3rd offense:

  • 30 days in jail

  • 60 days in jail if your alcohol level tested high or you refused a test

  • A fine of at least $850

  • Driver’s license suspension from 2 to 10 years

  • Yellow DUI plates mandatory

  • Ignition Interlock Device is mandatory

  • Mandatory forfeiture of vehicle

A fourth DUI / OVI conviction is a felony and carries the possibility of time in a state prison, as well as other serious consequences.