Operating A Vehicle While Under Suspension For DWI — Louisiana

 

 

OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE UNDER SUSPENSION FOR DWI — La. R.S. 14:98.3

 

A.  It is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle on a public highway where the operator’s driving privileges have been suspended under the authority of R.S. 32:414(A)(1), (B)(1) or (2), (D)(1)(a), or 667.  It shall not be a violation of the provisions of this Section when a person operates a motor vehicle to obtain emergency medical care for himself or any other person.

B.  Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be imprisoned for not less than fifteen days nor more than six months without benefit of suspension of imposition or execution of sentence, except as provided in Subsection C.

C.  When the operator’s driving privileges were suspended for manslaughter, vehicular homicide, or negligent homicide, the offender shall be imprisoned for not less than sixty days nor more than six months without benefit of suspension of imposition or execution of sentence.

 

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