§ 9-30-5-12 Probationary driving privileges; grounds
9-30-5-12 Probationary driving privileges; grounds
Sec. 12. (a) If:
(1) a court recommends suspension of a person's driving privileges under section 10(b) of this chapter for an offense committed under this chapter; and
(2) the person did not refuse to submit to a chemical test offered under IC 9-30-6-2 during the investigation of the offense;
the court may stay the execution of the suspension of the person's driving privileges and grant the person probationary driving privileges for one hundred eighty (180) days.
(b) An order for probationary privileges must be issued in accordance with sections 11 and 13 of this chapter.
(1) a court recommends suspension of a person's driving privileges under section 10(c), 10(d), or 10(e) of this chapter for an offense committed under this chapter; and
(2) the period of suspension recommended by the court exceeds the minimum permissible fixed period of suspension specified under section 10 of this chapter;
the court may stay the execution of that part of the suspension that exceeds the minimum fixed period of suspension and grant the person probationary driving privileges for a period of time equal to the length of the stay.
(d) In addition to the other requirements of this section, if a person's driving privileges are suspended or revoked under section 10(f) of this chapter, a court must find that compelling circumstances warrant the issuance of probationary driving privileges.
(e) Before a court may grant probationary driving privileges under this section, the person to whom the probationary driving privileges will be granted must meet the burden of proving eligibility to receive probationary driving privileges.