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Michigan DUI Criminal Sentencing, 1st Offense (Driving While Suspended Convictions)

Summary of Michigan OUIL / OWI / DWI / UBAL Criminal Laws
Criminal Sentencing / Administrative Consequences - Repeat Offender
(Driving While Suspended Convictions)

DWLS §904(1)

  • Misdemeanor Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Up to 93 days jail; up to $500 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: Mandatory additional under §904(10), (11) and (12)
  • Plate conf: None. (Cancel upon notice by officer)
  • Immob: None
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: None

Knowing Allowed Someone to DWLS §904(2)

  • Misdemeanor Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Up to 93 days jail; up to $500 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: Mandatory additional under §904(10), (11) and (12)
  • Plate conf: None. (Cancel upon notice by officer)
  • Immob: None
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: None

DWLS Causing Death §904(4)

  • Felony Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Prison up to 15 years; $2,500-$10,000 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: Minimum 1 year revocation/denial
  • Plate conf: Required
  • Immob: Required up to 180 days, unless forfeited.
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: Permissive

DWLS Causing Serious Injury §904(5)

  • Felony Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Prison up to 5 years; $1,000-$5,000 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: Minimum 1 year revocation/denial
  • Plate conf: Required
  • Immob: Required up to 180 days, unless forfeited.
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: Permissive

Knowingly Allowed Someone to DWLS Causing Death §904(7)

  • Felony Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Prison up to 5 years; $1,000-$5,000 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: None
  • Plate conf: None
  • Immob: None
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: None

Knowingly Allowed Someone to DWLS Causing Serious Injury §904(7)

  • Felony Fine/Jail/Comm Svc: Prison up to 2 years; $1,000-$5,000 fine, or both.
  • Licensing: None
  • Plate conf: None
  • Immob: None
  • Reg Deny: None
  • Forf: None



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