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Oregon Drunk Driving Law

Highlights of Oregon's DUI Law

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Updated February 09, 2014

Here are highlights from Oregon law on driving under the influence of intoxicants (OR Vehicle Code Ch. 813). Click on the links for further explanation of the legal terms associated with drunk driving in Oregon.

'Per Se' BAC Level: .08

Zero Tolerance BAC Level: .00

Enhanced Penalty BAC Level: None

Implied Consent Law: Yes

License Suspension 1st Offense: 90 days

License Suspension 2nd Offense: 1 year

License Suspension 3rd Offense: 1 year

Mandatory Jail Time after 2nd offense: Yes

Mandatory Alcohol Education: Yes

Mandatory Assessment/Treatment: Yes

Possible Ignition Interlock: Yes

Possible Vehicle Confiscation: Yes

Hardship License while license suspended: After 30 days

Open Container Law: For driver and passenger

These are highlights of the main provisions of Oregon law pertaining to drunk driving. Other factors can increase the penalties for drunk driving, such as if an injury or death occurred, or if a child was endangered.

If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Oregon, contact an attorney in your area to determine you rights and responsibilities.

Source: OR Vehicle Code Ch. 813

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