Category Archives: DUI Penalties and Fines by State

Car insurance skyrockets after DUI

Drivers arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can expect to pay significantly higher car insurance rates, and they will be required to purchase high risk insurance or SR-22 policies for up to three years following their DUI conviction. Consider also, it will not matter whether your state calls it DUI, DWI, or OWI it will all be considered a serious driving infraction, and you will have increased car insurance rates.

Texas Department of Public Safety

Texas Department of Public Safety (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Redmond, Washington DUI penalties

If you are arrested for a DUI in Redmond, Washington, did you know you can have your license suspended if you are arrested for DUI and refuse to take a chemical test. Did you know you can also have your license suspended if you take the test and have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit of 0.08%?

English: Sign in Redmond, Washington, reading ...

English: Sign in Redmond, Washington, reading “Redmond, Bicycle Capital of the Northwest”. Polski: Tablica witająca Redmond Napis na niej brzmi: “Redmond, Rowerowa stolica północnego zachodu” (Stanów Zjednoczonych) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Taylorsville, North Carolina and my DUI arrest

Recently on our DUI forum we had a user ask, “What penalties and fines can I expect if I was arrested for DUI in Taylorsville, North Carolina?” This driver had a blood alcohol concentration level which was at the illegal limit of 0.08%. Below we will discuss what this driver can expect if he is convicted of drunk driving.

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DUI case dismissed in Colquitt, Georgia

Hard to get DUI case dismissed

Given the publicly charged nature of a DUI the prosecuting attorney is generally hesitant to have a DUI case dismissed. So the better question is not whether your DUI case will be dismissed, but rather what does the state need to win a DUI case against you. Recently on our DUI forum we had a driver ask, “If I was arrested in Colquitt, Georgia, what are the chances I can get my DUI case dismissed?”

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Leavenworth DUI in the state of Washington what penalties can I expect?

If you have been arrested for drunk driving you might be concerned about the fines and penalties you could face, and with good reason, many states have increased the punishment for a DUI. Now, if you are convicted of a Leavenworth DUI you could face jail time, high fines, probation and a license suspension. Recently on our DUI forum we had a driver ask, “What fines and penalties can I expect if I receive a Leavenworth DUI?”

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Michigan OWI with blood alcohol concentration of 0.09%

If you have been charged with a Michigan drunk driving charge it’s time to consider your next steps. Recently on our DUI forum we had a user ask, “If I have been arrested for a Michigan DUI what are the chances I will be convicted if my blood alcohol concentration was 0.09%? If they do decide to charge me what are the chances that I can get my Michigan OWI reduced to a lesser charge?”

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