SR22 Insurance in Kansas

 

SR22 Insurance in Kansas

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Kansas

Under Kansas law, it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with a BAC limit above the stated limit. BAC stands for blood alcohol content. The following are limits set by law:

All Drivers – BAC LIMIT = 0.08%

Minor Drivers (under age 21) – BAC LIMIT = 0.02%

Commercial Drivers – BAC LIMIT = 0.04%

Implied Consent Law

If you refuse to submit a chemical test in Kansas these are the following penalties:

  • First Refusal of Test – Drivers license suspension for 1 year
  • Second Refusal of Test – Drivers license suspension for 2 years
  • Third Refusal of Test – Drivers license suspension for 3 years
  • Fourth Refusal of Test – Drivers license suspension for 10 years
  • Fifth Refusal of Test – Drivers license revoked for lifetime

2010 Kansas DUI Laws

Kansas Senate Bill 368 – Concerns driving under the   influence of alcohol or drugs, and penalties for more than one violation. The most notable change relates to  a third DUI conviction; offenders will serve a 72 hour  jail sentence prior to being eligible to   participate in a work release program.

Kansas Senate Bill 586 – Increases penalties for multiple   convictions of driving under the influence. Most notable change is on a fourth or   subsequent DUI conviction a person would be guilty of a felony and   sentenced to not less than 180 days in Jail.