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Commercial Driver Impairment or Alertness Violations

Moving Traffic Violation - Ohio Statute 4511.79

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Kenneth C. Walz, JD, RRT-NPS aggressively defends the legal rights of those who have been cited and/ or charged for Driving Commercial Vehicle With Impaired Ability or Alertness in the Perrysburg, Maumee, Sylvania, Toledo, Lambertville or the Northwest Ohio and Southwest Michigan areas. Contact Mr. Walz, an experienced Driving Commercial Vehicle With Impaired Ability or Alertness Defense Attorney - Lawyer by calling (419) 931-0067 (Ohio) or (734) 568-0136 (Michigan).

Listed below is information regarding the law as it relates to Driving Commercial Vehicle With Impaired Ability or Alertness in the State of Ohio.

Driving commercial vehicle with impaired ability or alertness prohibited

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the Fifth Degree (Minor Misdemeanor)

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 2

  • Conviction Penalties: no incarceration, $150 maximum fine

Driving commercial vehicle with impaired ability or alertness prohibited - If the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one or more violations of this section or section 4511.63, 4511.76, 4511.761, 4511.762, 4511.764, or 4511.77 of the Revised Code or a municipal ordinance that is substantially similar to any of those sections

  • Criminal Offense: Yes - Misdemeanor of the Forth Degree

  • Moving or Nonmoving Violation: Moving Violation

  • Point On Drivers License: 2

  • Conviction Penalties: not more than 30 days incarceration, $250 maximum fine


What the Statute Says:

4511.79 Driving commercial vehicle with impaired ability or alertness prohibited.

(A) No person shall drive a “commercial motor vehicle” as defined in section 4506.01 of the Revised Code, or a “commercial car” or “commercial tractor,” as defined in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code, while the person’s ability or alertness is so impaired by fatigue, illness, or other causes that it is unsafe for the person to drive such vehicle. No driver shall use any drug which would adversely affect the driver’s ability or alertness.

(B) No owner, as defined in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code, of a “commercial motor vehicle,” “commercial car,” or “commercial tractor,” or a person employing or otherwise directing the driver of such vehicle, shall require or knowingly permit a driver in any such condition described in division (A) of this section to drive such vehicle upon any street or highway.

(C) Except as otherwise provided in this division, whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor. If the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one or more violations of this section or section 4511.63, 4511.76, 4511.761, 4511.762, 4511.764, or 4511.77 of the Revised Code or a municipal ordinance that is substantially similar to any of those sections, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004


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