OPERATION

Operation is required for an OWI conviction

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MOTOR VEHICLE 

An OWI defendant must be operating a 'motor vehicle' under the law.

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'UNDER THE INFLUENCE'

The prosecutor must prove the Defendant was 'under the influence' of alcohol or another drug or combination of alcohol and drugs.

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OWI PENALTIES

The penalties for a drunk driving conviction in Iowa vary with level of offense. 

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