Legal BAC Limits
|21 and Over||.08%|
Look back: 10 Years Look back is the period of time an offense stays on a driver’s record. If a driver is facing a DUI or impaired driving charge, the state could “look back” into the drivers record this amount of time (varies by state) to determine if they are a repeat offender. This could result in harsher penalties if previously convicted.
Penalties for Refusing To Take State Administered Chemical Test
Below are state minimum penalties if a driver is subject to the implied consent law for failing to submit to a breath, blood, or urine test to determine BAC.
|Offense||Jail Time||License Suspension|
|1st||No minimum||90 Days|
|2nd||5 Days or 30 Days Community Service||1 Year|
|3rd||60 Days||1 Year|
Penalties for Criminal Case Convictions
If a driver is convicted of DUI in Alabama, due to either a per se or less safe charge, they could be facing the state minimum penalties listed below. It is important to note that state minimum penalties increase if a driver has previous DUI convictions.
|Offense||Jail Time||Fines||License Suspension|
|1st||Up to 1 year||$600-2,100||90 days|
|2nd||Up to 1 year||$1,100 - 5,100||1 year|
|3rd||60 days - 1 year||$2,100 - 10,000||3 years|
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