Montana DUI law requires license suspension for those convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more or those who refuse to take a BAC test at the time of their arrest.
For a 1st conviction, you’ll receive a six-month suspension. For a 2nd conviction or more within five years, you’ll receive a one-year suspension.
Courts can also order additional treatment sanctions and require the installation of an ignition interlock device.
Every situation and state is unique, please consult with your attorney or your state licensing authority to confirm your requirements and obligations.
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An ignition interlock probationary license may be available after 45 days through the completion of a chemical dependency education course or treatment.
After your arrest, you licence will be suspended. Check the status of your license online.
You may be eligible for a probationary license with an interlock. In order to qualify after a 1st DUI conviction in Montana, you must surrender your credential to MVD, receive the judge’s recommendation to be eligible for a probationary driver’s license from the convicting judge and you may be court-ordered to install an ignition interlock. Additionally, you’ll pay a $206 reinstatement fee to restore credentials or driving privileges.
An ignition interlock (IID) is about $3 per day on average in Montana, but what you are paying for goes beyond the device. LifeSafer IIDs are tested and calibrated for accuracy before ever going out the door.
Our customer service and reporting specialists are also part of LifeSafer’s value to our customers. Your Montana installation center is constantly updating its training and calibration service so your program runs smoothly and we can install an interlock on any vehicle. There is a lot riding on your device working properly and LifeSafer invests in accuracy and ease of use.
Get your program off smoothly. Our installation checklist will make sure you have all your information in one place.
And we email reminders before each appointment to help you stay on track. If you can’t make your appointment, please call us more than 24 hours in advance to avoid potential missed appointment fees.