What Can Happen To Me If I Am Convicted of DUI? (DUI/ALR Charts)

 

NEBRASKA DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) LAW

Alcohol BAC Level .08 to .149

First OffenseClass W Misdemeanor (§ 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(1))

Maximum:

60 days in jail

6 months license revocation

$500 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

7 days in jail

6 months license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock.

If Probation:

60 day license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock.

 

Second OffenseClass W Misdemeanor (§ 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(3))

Maximum:

6 months in jail

18 months license revocation

$500 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

30 days in jail

18 months license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.

If Probation:

10 days in jail or not less than 240 hours of community service

18 months license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.

 

Third OffenseClass W Misdemeanor (§ 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(4))

Maximum:

1 year in jail

15 year license revocation

$1,000 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

90 days in jail

15 years license revocation

$1,000 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.

If Probation:

10 days in jail or not less than 240 hours of community service

18 months license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.

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NEBRASKA DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (DUI) LAW

Alcohol BAC Level .15 or Higher

First Offense – Class W Misdemeanor (§ 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(2))

Maximum:

60 days in jail

1 year license revocation

$500 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

7 days in jail

1 year license revocation

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock.

If Probation:

2 days in jail or not less than 120 hours of community service

1 year license revocation or impoundment

$500 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock.

 

Second OffenseClass I Misdemeanor § 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(5)

Maximum:

1 year in jail

15 year license revocation

$1,000 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

90 days in jail

18 months license revocation

$1,000 fine

If Probation:

30 days in jail

18 months license revocation

$1,000 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.

 

Third Offense Class IIIA Felony (§ 28-106 & § 60-6,197.03(6))

Maximum:

3 years in jail

15 year license revocation

$1,000 fine

Mandatory Minimum:

180 days in jail

15 year license revocation

If Probation:

60 days in jail

5-15 years license revocation

$1,000 fine

The court requires the person to apply for ignition interlock after 45 days.


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ADMINSTRATIVE LICENSE REVOCATION (ALR) PENALTIES

(Administered through DMV independently of any Court ordered sentence)

ALR penalties

License Revocation

Scope of Driving

ALR 1st

(Failure of alcohol Test)

180 day license revocation – driver may apply to DMV for an IIP immediately with no required no-drive period if driver does not request an ALR hearing. Driver is given credit for revocation days and interlock days served, against any DUI.

Ignition interlock Permit allows holder to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device.

ALR 1st

(Refusal of alcohol test)

1 year license revocation – after 90 days of no driving, interlock permit may be issued by DMV for balance of one year if driver does not request an ALR hearing. Driver is given credit for revocation days and interlock days served, against any DUI/Refusal sentence.

Ignition interlock Permit allows holder to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device.

ALR 2nd & Sub.

(Failure of alcohol test)

1 year license revocation – after 45 days of no driving, interlock permit may be issued by DMV for balance of one year if driver does not request an ALR hearing. Driver is given credit for revocation days and interlock days served, against any DUI sentence.

Ignition interlock Permit allows holder to drive a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device.