ODL WAITING PERIODS

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The effective date of an occupational driver’s license varies depending upon the reason for the suspension and whether the person hard had a prior driver’s license suspension.  If a person’s drivers’s license is suspended and:

The person has had no prior suspension arising from an alcohol related or drug related enforcement contract in the 5 years preceding the arrest.

  • Immediately

The person’s driver’s license has been suspended as a result of an alcohol related or drug related enforcement contract in the 5 years preceding the arrest.

  • 91 days after effective date of suspension

The suspension was a result of a conviction for DWI, intoxication assault, or intoxication manslaughter during the 5 years preceding the arrest.

  • 181 days after effective date of suspension

The suspension was a result of a second or subsequent conviction for DWI, intoxication assault, or intoxication manslaughter committed within 5 years of most recent preceding offense.

  • 1 year after effective date of suspension