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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 IID            No Mandatory jail time
$300.00 fine

Second Offense

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
IID 1 Year          5 days jail
$300.00 to $2,500.00 fine

Third Offense

Second Degree Misdemeanor
2 year maximum
12 month suspension
IID 1 Year         10 days jail
$500.00 to $5,000.00 fine

Fourth Offense

Third Degree Felony
7 year maximum jail

IID 1 Year

18 month suspension

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

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
IID 1 Year        2 days jail
$500.00 to $5,000.00 fine

Ungraded Misdemeanor
6 month maximum
12 month suspension
IID 1 Year        30 days jail
$750.00 to $5,000.00 fine

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

Third Degree Felony
7 year maximum jail

IID 1 Year

18 month suspension

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

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

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

Third Degree Felony
7 year maximum
18 month suspension
IID 1 Year       360 days jail
$2,500.00 + fine

Third Degree Felony
7 year maximum   

IID 1 Year

18 month suspension

 *IID denotes Ignition Interlock requirement to reinstate driving privileges.

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