If you have been convicted of drunk driving in the state of Kansas you must carry SR22 Insurance. This is required for a total of three years after you have been convicted. This can be a very expensive insurance to obtain. That is where we can help. Our agents can get you multiple sr22 insurance quotes from multiple insurance companies by filling out our simple form at the top of the page. Best of all, its completely free and there is absolutely no obligation to buy.
SR22 insurance is a document required by the Department of Motor Vehicles. It is a vehicle liability insurance. It is proof that the driver has the minimum amount of needed liability insurance in the state of Kansas. Kansas has some of the strongest consequences for drunk drivers in the United States. Your first conviction requires a 48 hour mandatory minimum time or 100 hours of community service. There is also a fine ranging from $500 to $1000. Your license is suspended for 30 days. Your license is under restriction for 330 days following the suspension. It is also possible to impound your vehicle for up to one year. You might also be ordered, by the court, to go through a treatment program.
If you are arrested for a fifth drunk driving, and convicted then this is a felony offense. You will be ordered to serve 90 days to one year in jail. You will also be under supervision of the Kansas Department of Corrections for one year. You will receive a fine from $2500. Your driver’s license will be permanently suspended. Any convictions for drunk driving, following your fifth offense, will have these same consequences.
In Kansas you are considered under the influence of alcohol if your BAC is .08 or higher. If you are under the age of 21 and your BAC is .02 or higher then you are considered under the influence. Those driving a commercial vehicle are under the influence with a BAC of .04 or higher.
If a driver is stopped in Kansas, after being convicted of drunk driving, and he/she cannot produce any type of Kansas SR22 Insurance, then the person will most likely be arrested.