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DUI Penalties

The following is a summary of DUI penalties for Drivers 21 and Older:

First Offense

  1. A minimum of 24 hours in jail, up to 12 months in jail, with the remainder of 12 months on probation.
  2. A fine of not less than $300, but not more than $1000, (plus fees and surcharges).
  3. A minimum of 40 hours of community service.
  4. The driver must undergo a clinical evaluation for alcohol and/or drug abuse, and the driver must complete any treatment recommended by the evaluator.
  5. The driver must complete a DUI Risk Reduction course.
  6. A 12 month driver's license suspension.

Second Offense in 10 years

  1. A minimum of 72 hours in jail, up to 12 months in jail, with the remainder of 12 months on probation.
  2. A fine of not less than $600, but not more than $1000, (plus fees and surcharges).
  3. A minimum of 240 hours of community service.
  4. The driver must undergo a clinical evaluation for alcohol and/or drug abuse, and the driver must complete any treatment recommended by the evaluator.
  5. The driver must complete a DUI Risk Reduction course.
  6. A three year driver's license suspension
  7. At the conclusion of the driver's license suspension, the driver must install an ignition interlock device on all cars owned by the driver.
  8. Publication of photo in newspaper of driver's county of residence.

Third Offense in 10 years

  1. A minimum of 15 days in jail, up to 12 months in jail, with the remainder of 12 months on probation.
  2. A fine of not less than $1000, but not more than $5000, (plus fees and surcharges).
  3. A minimum of 240 hours of community service.
  4. The driver must undergo a clinical evaluation for alcohol and/or drug abuse, and the driver must complete any treatment recommended by the evaluator.
  5. The driver must complete a DUI Risk Reduction course.
  6. A mandatory five year driver's license revocation.
  7. Publication of photo in newspaper of driver's county of residence.
  8. At the conclusion of the driver's license suspension, the driver must install an ignition interlock device on all cars owned by the driver.
  9. Surrender of license plates for any car registered to driver.

Fourth and Subsequent Offenses in 10 years. (Felony DUI)

  1. A minimum of 90 days, up to five years in jail, with the remainder of five years on probation.
  2. A fine of not less than $1000, but not more than $5000, (plus fees and surcharges).
  3. No less than 480 hours of community service, (unless the defendant is sentenced to at least three years in prison).
  4. The driver must undergo a clinical evaluation for alcohol and/or drug abuse, and the driver must complete any treatment recommended by the evaluator.
  5. The driver must complete a DUI Risk Reduction course.
  6. Publication of photo in newspaper of driver's county of residence.
  7. A mandatory five year driver's license revocation.
  8. At the conclusion of the driver's license suspension, the driver must install an ignition interlock device on all cars owned by the driver.
  9. Surrender of license plates for any car registered to driver.
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