DMV: Administrative Per Se Through DMV

Administrative Per Se Through DMV

The driver's license sanctions (license suspension periods) outlined below have been revised recently and will be imposed in addition to criminal penalties.  In most cases, the driver's license sanctions will be imposed much earlier.  In all cases, they will be imposed in addition to criminal penalties and will appear on your driving record. 

 
Driver's 16 and 17-Years-Old
Blood Alcohol Level 
 
 First Offense
 
 
 Second Offense
 
 
 Third Offense 
 
Refusal to submit to a blood,
breath or urine test
 
18 months 
3 years
6 years
 
Test results of .02 or higher; up to, but  not including, .16
 
 
1 year
 
2 years
 
4 years
 
Test results of .16 or higher
 
1 year
 
30 months
 
 
5 years
 
 
 
 
Driver's Between the Ages 18 to 20
Blood Alcohol Level 
 
 First Offense
 
 
 Second Offense
 
 
 Third Offense 
 
Refusal to submit to a blood, breath or urine test
 
1 year
2 years
6 years
Test results of .02 or higher; up to, but  not including, .16
 
6 months
18 months
4 years
Test results of .16 or higher
 
240 days
20 months
5 years
 
 
Drivers 21 Years Old and Older
Blood Alcohol Level 
 
 First Offense
 
 
 Second Offense
 
 
 Third Offense 
 
Refusal to submit to a blood,
breath or urine test
 
  6 months  1 year   3 years
Test results of .08 or higher; up to, but not including, .16
 
 90 days   9 months   2 years
Test results of .16 or higher
 
 120 days  10 months  2 1/2 years
 
If you have been arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and either failed a chemical alcohol analysis of your blood, breath, or urine or refused to submit to such analysis, your operator's license or privilege is suspended effective 12:01 a.m. on the thirty-first day following the date of the arrest. A Notice of Suspension will be mailed to your address of record allowing seven days to request a hearing.

Before the final date to request a hearing noted on the suspension notice, you must call the Administrative Per Se Unit directly at 860-263-5204. That Unit can be contacted between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you have already scheduled a hearing and wish to request a continuance for good cause, you must contact the Administrative Per Se Unit directly at 860-263-5204. However, if the suspension has already taken effect and you would like to find out your requirements for restoration, please either write or call:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Driver Services Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT  06161-2525
Phone:  860-263-5720

 





Content Last Modified on 12/16/2011 12:47:40 PM