DUI Penalty


DUI Penalty

Prior Offenses1

BAC Result

Minimum Jail

Ignition Interlock
Device2

Monetary Penalty3

License Suspension

0

Under .15

24 Consecutive Hours

Mandatory

$350.00

90 days

0

.15 Over

48 Consecutive Hours

Mandatory

$500.00

1 year

Refusal

48 Consecutive Hours

Mandatory

$500.00

2 years

1

Under .15

30 days jail plus 60 days of EHM4

Mandatory

$500.00

2 years

1

.15 Over

45 days jail plus 90 days of EHM

Mandatory

$750.00

900 days

Refusal

45 days jail plus 90 days of EHM

Mandatory

$750.00

3 years

2

Under .15

90 days jail plus 120 days of EHM

Mandatory

$1,000.00

3 years

2

.15 Over
or Refusal

120 days jail plus 150 days of EHM

Mandatory

$1,500.00

4 years

DUI Penalty Schedule Footnotes

1. Prior offenses are determined by looking back seven years from current arrest date. Convictions for Vehicular Homicide, Vehicular Assault, DUI, Physical Control, and Deferred Prosecutions count as priors. Reckless Endangerment, Reckless Driving, and Negligent Driving 1st Degree convictions will count if they were amended from an original charge of DUI or Physical Control.

2.Ignition Interlock Device is required for 1 year upon first request, 5 years upon second request, and 10 years for third request.

3. The amount does not include, State assessments, Title 46 tax, and BAC fee. The Court has discretion to impose additional tax, monitoring fees, and assessments. The Court will also impose probation monitoring costs. Expect the total monetary amount to be between $1,500.00 up to $3,000.00.

4. Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) is house arrest. You are fitted with an ankle device which allows you to be monitored at a specific location for up to 24 hours a day using regular telephone lines. You are required to stay within a specified distance to the receiver/sending unit during prescribed times. EHM is monitored via your home telephone line. You bear the costs of EHM.


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