Street Wise - OVI and CDL's: What You Need to Know Commercial Drivers wonder how – or if – a charge or conviction of an Ohio DUI will affect their CDL status. An Ohio OVI can have very serious consequences for a person with a CDL. The consequences for an Ohio OVI depend on whether the CDL holder was driving a commercial or non-commercial vehicle at the time of the offense. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:09:19 UTC en