Attorney for an OVI Refusal in Cincinnati
Penalties for an OVI Refusal
The penalties for a first OVI Refusal is at least three days in jail and up to a maximum of 6 months in jail, a fine between $375 and $1,075, a three-day driving intervention program, a driver’s license suspension for 6 months to 3 years, and the installation of the ignition interlock device.
ALS Refusal Consequences in Ohio
Ohio law provides for the following ALS refusal consequences:
- for a first offense, the ALS suspension length is one year;
- for a second offense refusal with either a prior refusal or conviction within a six year period, then the ALS suspension length is two years;
- for a third offense refusal with either / or two (2) prior refusals or convictions or a combination, then the ALS suspension length is three years; and
- for a fourth offense refusal within a six-year period, the ALS suspension length is five years.
This article was last updated on Wednesday, March 15, 2015.