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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 Idaho DUI lawyers, Idaho DUI laws, and what a Idaho DUI attorney can do for you.

Idaho DUI/DWI Glossary of Terms

Idaho DUI/DWI Insurance Consequences:

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How a DUI/DWI Lawyer Can Help

Idaho DUI Convictions:

First Offense:

Jail: Up to 6 months in jail. 

FineUp to $1,000.

License Suspension: 90 to 180 days.

 

Second Offense

Jail:  Mandatory 10 days in jail, up to a year.

Fine:  Up to $2,000.

License SuspensionMandatory minimum of 1 year.

Ignition Interlock Device: An IID will be installed on your vehicle(s) at your expense after a one-year suspension.

 

Third OffenseFelony charge. 

Jail: Mandatory minimum of 30 days in jail, up to 5 years.

Fine: Up to $5,000.

License SuspensionMandatory minimum of 1 year suspension, up to 5 years.

Ignition Interlock Device:   An IID may be installed on your vehicle(s) at your expense one-year after suspension.

 

Idaho BAC Per Se: 0.08%

High BAC: 0.15%

BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%

Commercial Driver Per Se BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%

Idaho Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Refusal to take an alcohol test will result in automatic suspension of driving privileges for a minimum of 180 days unless a hearing is requested within 7 days.