Montana DUI law requires license suspension for those convicted of DUI or those who refuse to take a BAC test at the time of their arrest. The table below summarizes this information:
|Basis for Suspension||Number of Convictions, Refusals or Violations||Period of Suspension|
|Driving under the influence (DUI) or operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or greater||first conviction|
second or subsequent conviction within 5 years
|Refusal to submit to alcohol testing (implied consent or preliminary alcohol screening test)||first refusal|
second or subsequent refusal
Courts can also order additional treatment sanctions and require the installation of an ignition interlock device.
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, you must: •Surrender your credential to MVD • Receive judge’s recommendation to be eligible for a probationary driver license from the convicting judge. • May be court ordered to install an ignition interlock • Pay $206 Reinstatement fee to restore credential or driving privileges.
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