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Question:

What term is used in Ohio law to mean operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances?

A Operating a Vehicle While Impaired (OVI)
Explaination

Ohio law uses the term Operating a Vehicle While Impaired (OVI) to mean operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances. Other states use other terms such as Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Impaired (DWI). (Note: Under Ohio law, it need not be a motor vehicle. For example, you can be charged with OVI if you are found to be riding a bicycle while under the influence.) [Operating a Vehicle While Impaired (OVI); 6 - Traffic Laws; Digest of Ohio Motor Vehicle Laws]