Here is a breakdown of the OVI-related charges that may result in temporary or permanent disqualification of an Ohio CDL license and the amount of time it will last for, taken from the official Ohio BMV website. Please keep in mind that most one year disqualifications may be increased to three years for commercial vehicles transporting hazardous materials.
|Violation||First Offense||Second Offense|
|Alcohol or Drug Test Refusal||One Year||Lifetime|
|Alcohol Positive Test of Any Detectable Amount in a CMV||24 Hours||24 Hours|
|Alcohol Positive Test of These Amounts or Above in a CMV: 0.04 Breath Test, 0.048 Blood Test, or 0.056 Urine Test||One Year||Lifetime|
|OVI Conviction in Any Vehicle||One Year||Lifetime|
|Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance in Any Vehicle||One Year||Lifetime|