The High Cost of DWI
1st Offense MISDEMEANOR
  • 6 months to 1 year license revocation (1 year if under 21)
  • Up to 90 days jail.
  • Mandatory: DWI school, alcohol evaluation, ignition interlock for 1 year, community service.
  • Other: treatment
2st Offense MISDEMEANOR
  • 2-year license revocation.
  • Up to 364 days jail, 96 hours mandatory.
  • Up to $1,000 fine, $500 mandatory
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, community service, treatment, ignition interlock for 2 years.
  • Other: Up to 5 years probation.
3rd Offense MISDEMEANOR
  • 3-year license revocation.
  • Up to 364 days jail, mandatory 30 days.
  • Up to $1,000 fine, $750 mandatory .
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, community service, treatment, ignition interlock for 3 years.
  • Other: Up to 5 years probation.
4th Offense FELONY 4th DEGREE
  • Lifetime license revocation with 5-year court review.
  • Up to 18 months prison, 6 months mandatory.
  • Up to $5,000 fine.
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, treatment, lifetime ignition interlock with 5-year court review.
5th Offense FELONY 4th DEGREE
  • Lifetime license revocation with 5-year court review.
  • Up to 2 years prison, 1 year mandatory.
  • Up to $5,000 fine.
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, treatment, lifetime ignition interlock with 5-year court review.
6th Offense FELONY 3rd DEGREE
  • Lifetime license revocation with 5-year court review.
  • Up to 30 months prison, 18 months mandatory.
  • Up to $5,000 fine.
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, treatment, lifetime ignition interlock with 5-year court review.
7th or Subsequent Offense FELONY 3rd DEGREE
  • Lifetime license revocation with 5-year court review.
  • Up to 3-year prison, 2-year mandatory.
  • Up to $5,000 fine.
  • Other mandatory penalties: alcohol evaluation, treatment, lifetime ignition interlock with 5-year court review.
Additional to DWI
Aggravated DWI .16 BAC or above, refusal to take BAC test, or cause bodily injury while DWI
  • 1st offense, mandatory: additional 2 days jail.
  • 2nd offense, mandatory: additional 4 days jail.
  • 3rd offense, mandatory: additional 60 days jail.
Driving While Revoked for DWI MISDEMEANOR
  • 1-year revocation added to current revocation period.
  • Up to one year in jail, 7 days mandatory.
  • Up to $1,000 fine; $300 mandatory.
  • Other: 30 days immobilization of vehicle driven by offender.
Other
Selling or Giving Alcohol to a Minor FELONY 4th DEGREE
  • To knowingly sell, serve or give alcoholic beverages to a minor, or to permit a minor to consume alcoholic beverages, or to assist a minor to buy alcoholic beverages.
  • Does not apply to parents serving their own children in their home, or to an adult spouse of a minor.
  • Does not apply to the use of alcohol in religious services.

* Minor here means someone under 21 years of age.