ODPS | Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Welcome to the ODPS | Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Skip Navigation

Please Note: You are viewing the non-styled version of this Web page. Either your browser does not support Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) or it is disabled. We suggest upgrading your browser to the latest version of your favorite Internet browser.

Ohio.gov

ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver License Suspension & Reinstatement

ODPS | BMV

Probationary License Suspension OVI (DUI) (PD)

Cause
          • The Probationary License Suspension for Operating a Vehicle while under the Influence (OVI) will be triggered by a conviction record with an offense date greater than12/31/98, the driver is under the age of 18 at the time of the offense, with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .08% or above.

Length of Suspension
          • Six months.

Limited Driving Privileges
          • There is no provision in the law for driving privileges on this suspension.

You Have the Right to an Administrative Hearing
          • You are entitled to an Administrative Hearing on this matter;
          • Your request for a hearing must be made to this Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) within thirty (30) days of the mailing date of the notice;
          • After the request is made, you will be notified of the time and place of the hearing.  You may appear in person, or you may be represented by an Attorney;
          • The scope of the hearing is to present evidence and examine witnesses that can show cause why your driving privileges should not be suspended;
          • After the Administrative Hearing, the Hearing Office will send a recommendation to the BMV. You will be notified by mail.

Conditions for return of full driving privileges
          • Serve six month suspension;
          • Successful completion of Juvenile Driver Improvement Course, approved by the registrar of the BMV;
          • Payment of reinstatement fee;
          • Successful completion of driver license examination.