Washington, DC DUI – Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free and Confidential

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free and Confidential

 

A DUI charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s your first offense or your third offense, you need information and help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for District of Columbia DUI lawyers, District of Columbia DUI laws, and what a District of Columbia DUI attorney can do for you.

Washington, DC DUI/DWI Glossary of Terms

Washington, DC DUI/DWI Insurance Consequences:

What Happens When You Get Stopped for Drunk Driving?

How Does a Drunk Driving Conviction Affect Your Record?

Washington, DC DUI Lawyers:

Find an experienced Washington, DC DUI Attorney at AttorneyPages.com

Post your case to a Washington, DC DUI Lawyer

How a DUI/DWI Lawyer Can Help

Washington, DC DUI Convictions:

First Offense: 

Jail:  Up to 90 days.

Fine:  Range from $300 to $1,000.

License Revocation:  6 months.

 

Second Offense: 

Jail:  Up to 1 year.

Fine:  Range from $1,000 to $5,000.

License Revocation:  1 year.

Ignition Interlock Device (IID):  The court may order you to have an IID installed on your vehicle for a certain period of time, and at your expense.

 

Third Offense: 

Jail:  Up to 1 year in jail.

Fine:  Range from $2,000 to $10,000.

License Revocation:  2 years.

_

OWI:  A person commits an OWI if she or he operates a motor-vehicle while impaired by alchohol.

First Offense: 

Jail:  Up to 30 days.

Fine: $200-$300.

Second Offense:

Jail:  5 day mandatory minimum, and up to 30 days.

_

District of Columbia BAC Per Se: 0.08%

High BAC: 0.20%

BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%

Commercial Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle:  0.04%

District of Columbia Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Refusing an alcohol test can lead to civil punishment, including license suspension for up to one year.

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free and Confidential

Find the Right Lawyer for Your Legal Issue!

Fast, Free and Confidential