Minnesota OVI Lawyers
State of MN Information.
Minnesota Drunk Driving Attorneys
Minnesota DWI LAW
If your alcohol-concentration level is 0.08 or higher (0.04 in a commercial vehicle) and you are in control of
a moving or parked vehicle, you can be arrested for DWI and will be subject to administrative license
sanctions. If a law enforcement officer can prove that alcohol or drugs caused you to commit driving errors,
you can also be convicted of DWI at lower alcohol concentrations.
PENALTIES AND SANCTIONS
Each year in Minnesota, more than 30,000 people are arrested for DWI. Each person may experience
unique criminal penalties in addition to administrative license sanctions, depending on the arrest situation,
previous driving violations and criminal record.
IGNITION INTERLOCK LAW
First-time DWI offenders with a 0.16 and above alcohol-concentration level and second-time DWI
offenders will be required to use ignition interlock or not have driving privileges ranging from one to two
years — depending on offense level. DWI offenders with three or more offenses in a 10-year period will
be required to use ignition interlock for a period of three to six years — depending on of
Interlock is installed in the vehicle and requires user to provide a breath sample in order to start the vehicle.
The following information is a guideline for penalties and sanctions you may experience if you are arrested
for impaired driving. There are additional laws, penalties and sanctions for individuals under 21. These
guidelines are based on offenses that occur within a 10-year period.
All alcohol-related loss of driving privileges require a $680 reinstatement fee, DWI knowledge test,
driver’s license application with fees, and chemical health assessment.
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