Washington, DC DUI’ Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines
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UPDATED: Feb 10, 2020
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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 District of Columbia DUI lawyers, District of Columbia DUI laws, and what a District of Columbia DUI attorney can do for you.
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Washington, DC DUI Convictions:
Jail: Up to 90 days.
Fine: Range from $300 to $1,000.
License Revocation: 6 months.
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.
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.
Jail: Up to 30 days.
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.