Minimum Mandatory Penalties for a First DUI

  • Fines of $250 to $500. If you have a BAC of .20 or higher, or were driving with a minor in the car, your fine will be anywhere from $500 to $1,000.
  • Community service. Mandatory 50 hours or an additional fine equaling $10 per required hour.
  • Probation of no more than one year.
  • Jail time of at least eight hours but could extend up to six months. For BAC of .20 or higher, the sentence could last a duration of nine months.
  • Vehicle impoundment for ten days (this does not count during one’s incarceration).
  • Driver license suspension for a minimum of six months.