DUI Penalties

Mandatory Standard Penalties For A First DUI Offense Include The Following:

  • Maximum of 6 months in Jail.
  • Maximum of 12 months or reporting probation.
  • Minimum of 6 months of Driver's License Suspension with a maximum of 12 months.
  • Minimum of a $500,00 fine.
  • 50 hours of community service
  • Completion of a 12 hour DUI Substance Abuse Course known as (Level 1 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.
  • 10 day immobilization of your vehicle.

Mandatory Penalties For An Enhanced DUI (Person Has A Breath Or Blood Alcohol Level Of .15 Or Higher Or Was Accompanied By A Minor At The Time Of The Offense) Include:

  • Maximum of 9 months reporting probation
  • Minimum of $1,000 fine
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for 12 months.

Mandatory Penalties For DUI Offense With Property Damage

  • A maximum of 354 days jail.
  • A maximum of 12 months reporting probation.
  • A minimum of 6 months reporting probation.
  • 50 hours of community service.
  • Completion of a 12 hour DUI substance abuse course (Level 1 DUI School).
  • A minimum of a $500 fine with a maximum of $1,000 fine.
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.

Enhanced Penalties For DUI With Property Damage (When A Person Has A Breath Or Blood Alcohol Level Of .15 Or Higher Or Was Accompanied By A Minor At The Time Of The Offense) Include:

  • All standard penalties of a DUI.
  • Maximum of 354 days jail.
  • A minimum of $1,000 fine with a maximum of $2,000 fine.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for a minimum of 6 months up to a maximum of 12 months.

Mandatory Penalties for a Second DUI Offense outside of 5 years include:

  • Maximum of 9 months in jail
  • Maximum of 12 months reporting probation
  • Minimum of 6 month Driver's License Suspension with a maximum of 12 months.
  • Minimum of $1,000 fine and a maximum of $ 2,000 fine.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for a minimum of 6 months up to a maximum of 12 months.
  • 10 day immobilization of vehicle.
  • 50 hours of community service.
  • Completion of a 21 hour DUI Substance Abuse Program (Level 2 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.

Mandatory Penalties For A Second DUI Offense Inside Of 5 Years Include:

  • Minimum of 10 days jail.
  • 12 months of reporting probation
  • 5 year revocation of Driver's License
  • 30 day immobilization of vehicle
  • 50 hours of community service
  • Minimum of $1,000 fine and a maximum of $ 2000 fine.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for 12 months.
  • Completion of a 21 hour DUI Substance Abuse Program (Level 2 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.

Mandatory Penalties For A Third DUI Offense:

  • Maximum 364 days jail.
  • Maximum of 12 months reporting probation.
  • Minimum of 6 months Driver's License suspension up to a maximum of 12 months.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for not less than 2 years.
  • 50 hours of community service
  • Completion of a 21 hour DUI substance abuse program (Level 2 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.
  • 10 day immobilization of your vehicle.
  • Minimum fine of $2000 with a maximum of $5000.

Mandatory Penalties For A Third DUI Offense Within 10 Years Of A Prior Conviction Include:

  • Minimum of thirty days jail with a maximum of five years Florida State Prison.
  • A maximum of five years reporting probation.
  • A minimum of ten years driver's license suspension.
  • A maximum of a $5,000 fine.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for not less than 2 years.
  • 90 day immobilization of vehicle.
  • 50 hours of community service.
  • Completion of a 21 hour DUI substance abuse program (Level 2 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.

Mandatory Penalties For A Fourth DUI Offense Include:

  • A maximum of 5 years Florida State Prison.
  • A maximum of 5 years reporting probation.
  • A permanent Driver's License Revocation.
  • Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device on all vehicles, used, owned, or operated by the convicted person for not less than 2 years.
  • Completion of a 21 hour DUI Substance Abuse Program (Level 2 DUI School).
  • Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if substance abuse treatment is required.
  • Minimum of $2,000 fine with a maximum of $5,000.
  • Minimum 50 hours of community Service.
  • Minimum of 90 days immobilization of vehicle.