What does Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) Mean?

OWI (often referred to as DUI) is the crime of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level that is over the legal limit or .080 or more grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood.

Maximum Penalties: 93 days in jail and/or $500.00 in fines and/or 360 hours of community service

*In addition, an individual convicted of an OWI may face additional sanctions from the Michigan Secretary of State including but not limited to loss or restriction of driving privileges and points on your license.