Drivers who are convicted of impaired driving offenses in Wisconsin can be subject to many different penalties. Charges can include underage drunk driving, an OUI offense, driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs and more. In addition to jail time and fines, drivers may lose their driving privileges for some period of time. If this happens, drivers may be eligible to receive what is referred to as an occupational license.
An occupational driver’s license is one that allows people to drive themselves to and from work or other specified locations within strict parameters after a license suspension or revocation. According to the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles, details relating to occupational licenses include: