Drinking and Driving Penalties

ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES IF YOU LOSE THE EXPRESS CONSENT HEARING

Violation

License Suspension

Points

BAC test of at least 0.08 9 months  

2nd BAC test of at least 0.08

1 year

 

3rd or subsequent BAC test of at least 0.08

2 years

 

D.W.A.I.

None

8 points

1st D.U.I.

9 months

12 points

2nd D.U.I. or D.W.A.I.

12 months

D.W.A.I. - 8 points

D.U.I. – 12 points

3rd D.U.I. or D.W.A.I.

24 months

D.W.A.I. - 8 points

D.U.I. – 12 points

1st under 21 drinking and driving (BAC of at least 0.02 but less than 0.05)

3 months – 1st offense

6 months – 2nd offense

1 year – 3rd or subsequent

              offense

4 points

Under age 21 conviction for D.W.A.I. or D.U.I.  1 year revocation, no driving possible

D.W.A.I. - 8 points

D.U.I. - 12 points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CRIMINAL PENALTIES

Offense

Jail

Fine

Public Service

1st D.W.A.I.

2 days –

180 days

$200 - $500

24 hours –

48 hours

1st D.U.I.

5 days –

1 year

$600 - $1,000

48 hours –

96 hours

D.W.A.I. or D.U.I. with one previous

D.W.A.I. or D.U.I.

10 days –

1 year

$600 - $1,500

48 hours –

120 hours

D.W.A.I. or D.U.I. with two or more

previous D.W.A.I. or D.U.I.

60 days –

1 year

$600 - $1,500

48 hours –

120 hours

1st under 21 drinking and driving

(BAC of at least 0.02 but less

than 0.05)

None

$100

Up to 24 hours

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