Columbus, Ohio Criminal Defense, DUI / OVI, and Traffic Attorney

DUI Yellow License Plates

duiplateIn certain circumstances if you are convicted of a DUI, you will be required to place the DUI yellow license plates on your vehicle in order to drive. Aside from the inconvenience of re-registering your car with the BMV, the yellow license plates are a scarlet letter that lets other drivers and the police know of your conviction.

Generally, if your conviction is the 1st in any 6 year period, and does not involve a high test, the yellow license plates are optional for the judge to order. For some judges, however, these plates will be required as a condition of driving privileges even on a 1st offense. For those with high test DUIs or multiple convictions, the DUI yellow license plates are generally mandatory.


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Jeff Reynard, Esq.
Reynard & Rice, llp
35 E. Livingston Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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