After your first DUI conviction a Utah driver is issued a "Alcohol Restricted" driving privilege. This is in addition to Court probation and restrictions. This constraint does not show up on your physical license, but law enforcement and the courts have access to this information. This restriction begins on the conviction date for the DUI or the effective date of a suspension or revocation for a Per Se arrest or refusal to submit to a chemical test.
A conviction for a violation of the "Alcohol Restricted" license law will result in a one (1) year revocation of your driving privilege. Because you did not physically drive on the road you may have nothing to worry about. However, technically driving includes attempting to start a vehicle and having actual physical control over a vehicle. This means that you may have technically violated the "Alcohol Restricted" license law, but your attorney is right in that nothing may happen.
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