ADDITION TO ADMINISTRATIVE DRIVER LICENSE AND POSSIBLE LICENSE PLATE
SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION, THE COURT, IF IT FINDS YOU GUILTY WILL
FIRST OFFENSE DWI
One day to one year in jail and a
fine of $150 up to $1000 fine plus court costs of $300.00. The court may order public
service in lieu of jail, but the court shall include the reasons therefore
in its written
order or judgment.
SECOND OFFENSE DWI
Seven days to one year in jail OR
no less than 30 days community service and a fine of no less than $400 nor more than
$3000.00 and court costs of $300.00.
THIRD OFFENSE DWI
90 days to one year in jail OR no
fewer than 90 days of community service and a fine of not less than $900.00 and no more
than five thousand dollars..
This is a felony. One year to 6
years in the state penitentiary OR not less than one year of community service. $900 to
Two years to ten years for the
fifth or subsequent offense in the state penitentiary OR not less than two years of
community service. $900 to $5000.00 fine. This is also a felony.
Can the court impose an ignition
interlock device? §5-65-118 and Act 1206
Only if you can afford it (Surely
this is unique to American law and facially unconstitutional). Then you can drive only
cars with interlock devices for up to one year after the persons license is no
longer suspended or restricted.
DRIVING ON SUSPENDED LICENSE: Penalty: Shall be
imprisoned for ten days and may be assessed a fine of not more than one thousand dollars.
($1000.00). Also license plate SHALL be impounded if the suspension was caused by a DWI
(§5-65-106) and owned in whole or part by the offender. If it is in the best interest of
dependents, a temporary substitute license plate can be issued.