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West Virginia considered a BAC of .08% or higher is Legally Drunk. While this is the legal threshold, a BAC higher than .05 could also result in a license suspension or DUI conviction. Criminal penalties for DUI in West Virginia include fines, license revocation, and possible jail time. Some offenders may be able to regain driving privileges if they install an ignition interlock device.
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West Virginia allows some offenders to regain driving privileges with an Ignition Interlock License (IIL). The approved provider will share testing data from the IID with the appropriate state monitoring authorities. This guide will go over the West Virginia interlock policy and how it works.
The penalties for DUI in West Virginia increase depending on the circumstances of the offense, and if the offender has prior DUIs or moving violations on their record. In general, penalties will include fines, possible jail time, and license revocation.
Refusing the test does not mean there are no penalties. Anyone who refuses a DUI test risks a year of license suspension, or 60 days suspension with an ignition interlock installation.
Those convicted of DUI in West Virginia are penalized with license revocation, and they must successfully complete West Virginia’s interlock program in order to have full driving privileges restored. Ignition Interlock Licenses allow offenders to get back on the road during their revocation period safely, legally, and responsible. To be eligible for the program, offenders need to:
Intoxalock devices are available only for voluntary use in West Virginia. Our devices feature a simple one-button operating system and easy breath pattern. The devices can be used as a sobriety aid for drivers of any age. Many parents of teenagers also like to use ignition interlock devices as a preventive measure for their teen drivers.
These devices are often called IIDs or car breathalyzers. When the IID is installed into a vehicle’s ignition interlock device, it will:
The length of time in the interlock program is determined by statute. However, the term may go longer if there are specific circumstances during the DUI offense, or because of interlock policy violations.
Offenders in West Virginia are in charge of covering the cost of their ignition interlock device, including installation. Installing an IID costs roughly $100 and must be performed by a certified technician. Additionally, leasing costs between $2.50 and $3.50 per day.
An experienced DUI attorney can help you in court. If you are looking for an attorney to partner with, we work with several throughout the state.