Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Penalties
- Jail – Up to 1 year in municipal or county jail (no minimum mandatory sentence)
- Fine – $500 – $2,000, plus an additional $100 fine assessed for Impaired Drivers Trust Fund
- Mandatory – 90-day license suspension, DUI school attendance
Second DUI Conviction:
- Jail – 48 consecutive hours, up to 1 year, or not less than 20 days community service
- Fine – $1,000 – $5,000, plus an additional $100 fine assessed for Impaired Drivers Trust Fund
- Mandatory – Not less than 48 hours consecutive imprisonment, or community service of not less than 20 days, license revocation – 1 year
Third DUI Conviction (Within 5 Years):
- Jail – 60 days in municipal or county jail, up to 1 year.
- Mandatory – 60-day imprisonment which cannot be probated or suspended
- Fine – $2,000 – $10,000, plus an additional $100 fine assessed for Impaired Drivers Trust Fund
- License revocation – 3 years
Fourth or Subsequent DUI Conviction Within 5 Years – Class C Felony:
- Imprisonment – 1-10 years
- Fine – $4,000 – $10,000
- License revocation – 5 years
- If you have a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.15 or higher, the fine will automatically be doubled.
- If there was a child in the car when you were stopped, the driver license suspension will be longer.
- When you get a new license, it will show that you are required to drive a car that has an ignition interlock device that checks your blood alcohol content before you can start the vehicle.