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DUI FAQ: Can I get a restricted driver's license to drive to work?

If you are arrested for a first offense DUI, are over the age of 21 and did not refuse a chemical test, you may be eligible for a restricted license after serving a 30-day hard suspension. The restricted license allows you to drive within the course of work and to and from an alcohol program. You must file an SR-22, pay a reissue fee and enroll in an alcohol program to be eligible for a restricted license.

If you are under 21, you may be eligible for critical needs license. The critical needs license may allow you to drive to and from work, to and from school and to and from an alcohol program. A critical needs license is difficult to receive and depends on your access to public transportation.

Finally, multiple offenders may be eligible for a restricted license. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be eligible to receive a restricted license with the installation of an ignition interlock device after a minimum of a 90-day hard suspension.

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