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Pennsylvania DUI Penalties

Pennsylvania DUI Penalties

General Impairment
B.A.C. .08 to .099%
Incapable Safe Driving

First Offense*

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
No License suspension
No Mandatory time
$300.00 fine

Second Offense

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
5 days
$300.00 to $2,500.00 fine

Third Offense

Second Degree Misdemeanor
2 year maximum
12 month suspension
10 days
$500.00 to $5,000.00 fine

Fourth Offense

Same as Third

High Rate DUI B.A.C. .10 to .159%
Gen. Imp. With Accident

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
2 days
$500.00 to $5,000.00 fine

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
30 days
$750.00 to $5,000.00 fine

First Degree Misdemeanor
5 year maximum
18 month suspension
90 days
$1,500.00 to $10,000.00 fine

First Degree Misdemeanor
5 year maximum
18 month suspension
360 days
$1,50.00 to $10,000.00 fine

Highest Rate DUI
B.A.C. .16%+
Refusals
Drug DUIs

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
3 days
$1,000.00 to $5,000.00 fine

First Degree Misdemeanor
5 year maximum
18 month suspension
90 days
$1,500.00 + fine

First Degree Misdemeanor
5 year maximum
18 month suspension
360 days
$2,500.00 + fine

Same as Third

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