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Driving Under FRA (Insurance) Suspension

Ohio revised code 4510.16 states that no person, whose driver’s or commercial driver’s license or temporary instruction permit or nonresident’s operating privilege has been suspended or canceled pursuant to Chapter 4509. of the Revised Code, shall operate any motor vehicle within this state, or knowingly permit any motor vehicle owned by the person to be operated by another person in the state, during the period of the suspension or cancellation, except as specifically authorized by Chapter 4509 of the Revised Code.

No person shall operate a motor vehicle within this state, or knowingly permit any motor vehicle owned by the person to be operated by another person in the state, during the period in which the person is required by section of the Revised Code to file and maintain proof of financial responsibility for a violation of section 4509.101 of the Revised Code, unless proof of financial responsibility is maintained with respect to that vehicle.

No person shall operate any motor vehicle upon a highway or any public or private property used by the public for purposes of vehicular travel or parking in this state if the person’s driver’s or commercial driver’s license or temporary instruction permit or nonresident operating privilege has been suspended pursuant to section 4509.37 or 4509.40 of the Revised Code for nonpayment of a judgment.

Offense
Level
Degree Jail/C.S.* Fines Class 7
Suspension
Vehicle
Immobilized
Vehicle
Forfeited
Impound Plates
Req’d
1st or 2nd
in 3 Years
Unclassified
Misdemeanor
0-500 hours C.S. $0-1000 No No No No
3rd+ in 3 Years M-4 0-30 days $0-1,000 No No No No

* C.S. denotes community service. If not specified, it refers to jail time.

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