Kentucky DUI’ Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines
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UPDATED: Jul 16, 2021
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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 Kentucky DUI lawyers, Kentucky DUI laws, and what a Kentucky DUI attorney can do for you.
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Kentucky DUI Convictions:
Jail: Minimum of 2 days, up to 30 days in jail. Also, 48 hours to 30 days of community service.
Fine: Range from $200 to $500.
License Revocation: Range from 30 to 120 days.
Jail: Minimum of 7 days, up to 6 months in jail.
Fine: Range from $350 to $500.
License Revocation: 12 to 18 months.
Ignition Interlock Device (IID): The court may order an IID be installed on the vehicle(s) at the defendant’s expense.
Jail: Minimum of 30 days, up to 1 year in jail.
Fine: $500 to $1,000.
License Revocation: From 2 to 3 years.
Kentucky BAC Per Se: 0.08%
High BAC: 0.20%
BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%
Commercial Driver Per Se BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%
Kentucky Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. If you refuse to take an alcohol test, your license will automatically be suspended starting at 90 days for a first offense.