Port Clinton, OH asked in DUI / DWI for Ohio

Q: I am applying for a school bus driving job. I had a DUI 15 yrs ago. Will this show up on the abstract?

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Brian Smith
Brian Smith
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Rocky River, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: In Ohio, traffic offenses - including DUIs - remain on a person's record. They do not drop off at any time in terms of background checks. However, auto insurance companies typically only look back so far. One would expect that a school would see a prior Ohio DUI conviction if it ran a background check.

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