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ODPS Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Driver License Suspension & Reinstatement


Probationary License Suspension (P1) Operating a Vehicle after Under Age Consumption (OVUAC)

          • The Probationary License Suspension for Operating a Vehicle after Under Age Consumption (OVUAC) will be triggered by a conviction record with an offense date greater than 12/31/98, the driver is under the age of 18 at the time of the offense, with at Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .02% or more but less than .08%.

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.