A: Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or greater or with any illegal substance in your system.
A: Charges depend on the situation and the number of offenses. For example, a first offense DUI can result in up to 48 hours in jail and/or $250 to $1,000 in fines. A third offense DUI could result in one to five years in jail and/or $2,000 to $5,000 in fines.
A: Yes. A second offense requires 10 days to 6 months of community service. Second and subsequent offenses also require a detailed drug abuse assessment and potentially treatment.
A: This is considered an aggravated DUI and can result in 5 to 25 years of prison time.
A: If you are charged with a DUI when you had a child under 16 in your vehicle, you could face a separate misdemeanor for child endangerment. This could lead to a $1,000 fine and a year in jail per child. If injury or death occurred, the charges become a felony with a $10,000 fine and 25 years in prison.
A: A first offense results in license suspension for 120 days, one year for a second offense, three years for a third offense and 10 years for a fourth offense. Those charged can also request a restricted license, installing an ignition interlock device (IID) in their vehicle to take a sobriety test before driving.