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DUI Convictions - Violation Penalties


First Conviction:
  • Imprisonment - 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 (§32-5A-191.1)
  • Mandatory - 90-day license suspension, DUI school attendance
Second Conviction:
  • Imprisonment - 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 (§32-5A-191.1)
  • Mandatory - Not less than 48 hours consecutive imprisonment, or community service of not less than 20 days
  • DL Revocation - 1 year
Third Conviction Within 5 Years:
  • Imprisonment - 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 (§32-5A-191.1)
  • DL Revocation - 3 years
Fourth or Subsequent Conviction Within 5 Years - Class C Felony (§32-5A-191):
  • Imprisonment - 1-10 years
  • Fine - $4,000 - $10,000
  • DL Revocation - 5 years

Highway Patrol Division


Captain Tim Pullin
Acting Division Chief

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