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Allison Park, PA 15101

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Pittsburgh, PA 15235

Dui Penalties In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania DUI Law divides DUI offenses into three different tiers or levels, which are based upon the motorist's blood alcohol content, the presence of narcotics in the motorist's system, or even upon the motorist's refusal to submit to a chemical test of blood or breath.

An overview of Penalties for Convictions for each Tier and Offense is below:

FIRST OFFENSE DUI

FIRST OFFENSE DUI - .08% -.099% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment
Ungraded Misdemeanor
Up to 6 months probation
$300 fine
Alcohol highway safety school
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

FIRST OFFENSE DUI - .10%-.159% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment w/ Accident
Ungraded Misdemeanor
2 days (minimum) to 6 months Jail
$500 to $5,000 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

FIRST OFFENSE DUI - .16% or greater Blood Alcohol Content / Drugs or Narcotics / General Impairment w/ Chemical Test Refusal
Ungraded Misdemeanor
2 days (minimum) to 6 months Jail
$500 to $5,000 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

SECOND OFFENSE DUI

SECOND OFFENSE DUI - .08% -.099% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment
Ungraded Misdemeanor
5 days (minimum) to 6 months Jail
$300 to $2,500 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

SECOND OFFENSE DUI - .10%-.159% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment w/ Accident
Ungraded Misdemeanor
30 days (minimum) to 6 months Jail
$750 to $5,000 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

SECOND OFFENSE DUI - .16% or greater Blood Alcohol Content / Drugs or Narcotics / General Impairment w/ Chemical Test Refusal
First Degree Misdemeanor
90 days (minimum) to 5 years Jail
$1500 to $10,000 fine
18 month drivers license suspension
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered
May be Eligible for ARD (see ARD tab in this website)

THIRD OFFENSE DUI

THIRD OFFENSE DUI - .08% -.099% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment
Second Degree Misdemeanor
10 days (minimum) to 2 years Jail
$500 to $5000 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school

THIRD OFFENSE DUI - .10%-.159% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment w/ Accident
First Degree Misdemeanor
90 days (minimum) to 5 years Jail
$1,500 to $10,000 fine
18 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered

THIRD OFFENSE DUI - .16% or greater Blood Alcohol Content / Drugs or Narcotics / General Impairment w/ Chemical Test Refusal
First Degree Misdemeanor
One (1) year (minimum) to 5 years Jail
$2,500 to $10,000 fine
18 month drivers license suspension
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI - .08% -.099% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment
Second Degree Misdemeanor
10 days (minimum) to 2 years Jail
$500 to $5000 fine
12 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI - .10%-.159% Blood Alcohol Content / General Impairment w/ Accident
First Degree Misdemeanor
One (1) year (minimum) to 5 years Jail
$1,500 to $10,000 fine
18 month drivers license suspension
Ignition Interlock Installation
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered

FOURTH OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE DUI - .16% or greater Blood Alcohol Content / Drugs or Narcotics / General Impairment w/ Chemical Test Refusal
First Degree Misdemeanor
One (1) year (minimum) to 5 years Jail
$2,500 to $10,000 fine
18 month drivers license suspension
Alcohol highway safety school
Treatment when ordered

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Questions about dui penalties? There are 3 tiers of Pennsylvania drunk driving penalties. Call our office for information on drunk driving penalties. We are experienced with Pennsylvania dui penalties and Pennsylvania dui mandatory sentencing laws.

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Shaler, PA
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Hampton, PA
Allison Park
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Gibsonia, PA
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Pine, PA
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West Deer, PA
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McCandless, PA
Ross
Ross, PA
Wexford
Wexford, PA

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