How can I get my driving privileges amended?

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How can I get my driving privileges amended?

I was recently granted limited driving privileges after my first OVI. They
include To/From/In course of employment, child care, church, medical, and
probation appointments. My question stems from me being part of a non-profit
charity group that travels and makes appearances at events. I would like to know
if/how I can add this to my current privileges?

Asked on September 3, 2018 under Criminal Law, Ohio

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

It appears that you can.  The Ohio statute that allows limited driving privileges was amended in 2016.  Now a Judge may grant limited driving privileges "for any purpose and at the court's discretion."  So the court now has the authority to extend the limited privieges upon application.  Be prepared to make your case.  Good luck.


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