(a)(1) The court shall prohibit any person convicted of a violation of § 55-10-401 from driving a vehicle in this state for a period of:
(A) One (1) year, if the conviction is a first offense;
(B) Two (2) years for a second offense;
(C) Six (6) years for a third offense; and,
(D) Eight (8) years for a fourth or subsequent offense.
(2) In the interest of public safety, a driver who has been prohibited from driving a vehicle in this state pursuant to this subsection (a) may apply for a restricted license subject to § 55-10-409 .
(b) Nothing in this part shall be construed so as to in any way limit, change, alter, repeal, or amend § 55-50-303 , § 55-50-501 , or § 55-50-502 , nor to limit the power or authority of the department of safety to revoke or suspend a driver license, permit, or privilege under chapter 50 of this title. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the issuance of a restricted license in accordance with § 55-10-409 .
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