Michigan Drunk Driving by the Numbers

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Operating while visible impaired

  • 90 days’ restricted license
  • 93 days in jail (max)
  • 2 year of probation (max)
  • 4 points on your license
  • 0 days of lost driving privileges

Operating while intoxicated

  • 0.08+ bodily alcohol content
  • 30 days (or more) with no license
  • 150 days with a restricted license
  • 93 days in jail (max)
  • 2 years of probation (max)]
  • 6 points on your license

Operating while “Super Drunk”

  • 0.17+ bodily alcohol content
  • 45 days (or more) with no license
  • 1 year with restricted driving privileges (minus the time your license is suspended) and interlock ignition device
  • 180 days in jail (max)
  • 6 points on your license

Second Offense

  • 7 years” If your first offense was over 7 years ago, this actually counts as a first offense
  • 0 driving privileges for at least 1 year (probably a lot more)
  • 365 days in jail (max)
  • 5 days in jail (min, unless the judge gives 30-90 days of community service)

Third Offense

  • 5 years in prison (max)
  • 30 days in jail (min)
  • 0 driving privileges for at least 1 year (probably a lot more)
  • 10 years: the license revocation only happens if this is your third offense in 10 years (or second in 7 years)

*Applies for a second or third offense for any combination of OWVI, OWI, or Super Drunk

At Coontz Law, I remain dedicated to protecting my clients’ civil rights and helping them fight back against unfair charges or unjust sentences. If you are facing DUI charges, rest assured that I am the Lansing drunk driving attorney you will want on your side.