Penalities

The crime of DUI carries many different penalties, depending on the circumstance. The possible penalties for a DUI are listed below:

First-time DUI with a BAC of at least 0.08, but less than 0.150

CLASS OF CRIME Class 1 Misdemeanor
MAXIMUM JAIL Six (6) months
MINIMUM JAIL One (1) day [10 days, 9 suspended]
COUNSELING A drug/alcohol screening will be performed. The results of the screening can affect the duration of counseling.
MINIMUM FINE $250 + surcharge
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL PENALTY $500 to State Prison Fund
PROBATION 5 years (maximum)

Driver’s License Consequences

SUSPENSION 90 days (work permit after 30 days)
INTERLOCK DEVICE Required

Second-time DUI (with a valid license) within sixty (60) months

CLASS OF CRIME Class 1 Misdemeanor
MAXIMUM JAIL Six (6) months
MINIMUM JAIL 30 days [90 days, 60 suspended]
COUNSELING A drug/alcohol screening will be performed. The results of the screening can affect the duration of counseling.
MINIMUM FINE $500 + surcharge
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL PENALTY $1250 to State Prison Fund
PROBATION 5 years (maximum)

Driver’s License Consequences

SUSPENSION 1 year revocation
INTERLOCK DEVICE Required

First-time Extreme DUI

CLASS OF CRIME Class 1 Misdemeanor
MAXIMUM JAIL Six (6) months
MINIMUM JAIL 30 days
COUNSELING A drug/alcohol screening will be performed. The results of the screening can affect the duration of counseling.
MINIMUM FINE $250 + surcharge
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL PENALTY $250 assessment to the Arizona DUI Abatement Fund; additional $1000 to State Prison Fund.
PROBATION 5 years (maximum)

Driver’s License Consequences

SUSPENSION 90 days (work permit after 30 days)
INTERLOCK DEVICE Required

Second-time Extreme DUI

CLASS OF CRIME Class 1 Misdemeanor
MAXIMUM JAIL Six (6) months
MINIMUM JAIL 120 days
COUNSELING A drug/alcohol screening will be performed. The results of the screening can affect the duration of counseling.
MINIMUM FINE $500 + surcharge
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL PENALTY $250 assessment to the Arizona DUI Abatement Fund. (Additional $1000 assessment for arrests after March 13, 2004.)
PROBATION 5 years (maximum)

Driver’s License Consequences

SUSPENSION 1 year revocation
INTERLOCK DEVICE Required

Aggravated DUI (Felony)

CLASS OF CRIME Class 4 Felony
MAXIMUM JAIL 2.5 years
MINIMUM JAIL 4 months in the Department of Correction
COUNSELING A drug/alcohol screening will be performed. The results of the screening can affect the duration of counseling.
MINIMUM FINE $750 + surcharge
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL PENALTY $250 assessment to the Arizona DUI Abatement Fund; additional $1500 assessment
PROBATION

First-time felony DUI charges are eligible for probation (10 years)

Driver’s License Consequences

SUSPENSION 3 year revocation
INTERLOCK DEVICE Required

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