If you are pulled over for drunk driving and arrested for a DUI, the Police Officer will read you the Implied Consent Test Request. The Officer will also hand you a copy of the Notice of Revocation. It will state:
Under state law, the Department of Public Safety is required to revoke or deny your driver’s license and privilege to operate a motor vehicle in this state EFFECTIVE THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE DATE YOU WERE SERVED NOTICE based on:
1. Whether you refused the State’s Test, OR
2. If under the age of 21, whether your test results show an alcohol concentration of 0.02 or more, OR
3. If 21 years of age or older, whether your test results show an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more.
Regardless of whether you take the State’s Test or refuse to take it, you MAY be entitled to keep your driver’s license in a modified status. YOU ONLY HAVE 15 DAYS to act or your driver’s license WILL BE REVOKED.
Call us immediately so that we can request a hearing with DPS on your behalf. We know exactly what to do to ensure you have the best chance of getting your driver’s license returned to you.
If you have a commercial drivers license (CDL) or if you want to obtain a CDL, then you need to know how a DUI or other alcohol or drug related driving incident will affect your driving privileges. Pursuant to Title 47 O.S. 6-205.2, if you are operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and/or you have a commercial drivers license (CDL) A first-time conviction for a DUI or APC will result in a suspension of your CDL for ONE year. Additionally, your CDL will be suspended for ONE year if you refuse to take the breath test. This is even true if the DUI occurred while you were driving your personal vehicle.
If you are convicted a second time for DUI or APC, there will be a Lifetime ban on your commercial driving privilege. Additionally, any conviction you receive for using a vehicle for any type of felony drug charges will result in a Lifetime ban on your CDL.
Pilots have separate reporting issues than drivers of automobiles or people with CDLs. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are arrested for a DUI and have a pilot’s license. We need as much time as possible in order to accommodate the reporting requirements of the particular agencies involved.
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