This past Sunday Governor Snyder signed Michigan’s Expanded License DWI/Ignition Interlock Bill. The details of the new standards are below.
 

Changes to MAP-21, Section 1403(a)(2)(ii):
 
MCLA 257.304 (4) A restricted license issued under subsection (1) permits the person to whom it is issued to operate only the vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device described in subsection (2)(b), to take any driving skills test required by the secretary of state, and to drive to and from any of the following locations:
1. THE PERSON’S RESIDENCE
2. THE PERSON’S WORK LOCATION
3. IN THE COURSE OF THE PERSON’S EMPLOYMENT OR OCCUPATION, AS LONG AS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE IS NOT REQUIRED
4. ALCOHOL, DRUG OR MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND TREATMENT AS ORDERED BY THE COURT
5. AA/NA OR OTHER COURT ORDERED SELF HELP PROGRAMS
6. COURT HEARINGS AND PROBATION APPOINTMENTS
DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING
7. COURT ORDERED COMMUNITY SERVICE
8. AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION AT WHICH THE PERSON IS ENROLLED AS A STUDENT
9. IGNITION INTERLOCK SERVICE PROVIDER LOCATION AS REQUIRED
10. A PLACE OF REGULARLY OCCURRING MEDICAL TREATMENT, FOR A SERIOUS CONDITION OR FOR A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, FOR THE PERSON OR A MEMBER OF THE PERSON’S HOUSEHOLD OR IMMEDIATE FAMILY
 

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