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Consequences of DUI

Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance, medication, or prescription that impairs the driver’s ability to operate the vehicle.

Consequences for the conviction of DUI -Driving Under the Influence may potentially include:

  • Loss of drivers license
  • Probation or parole
  • Loss of auto insurance
  • Court ordered drivers school
  • Impound of vehicle
  • Court ordered ignition devise
  • Significant fines
  • Other

Likelihood of any of the above consequences depends on the following factors:

  • Prior similar convictions
  • Any other prior convictions
  • Currently on probation or parole
  • Attitude of the community and court toward this type of crime
  • Degree of media attention on case
  • Mitigating/aggravating circumstance
  • Accident involved
  • Blood alcohol content
  • Other

Defenses for Driving Under the Influence may potentially include:

  • Insufficient evidence
  • Factual innocence
  • Illegal traffic stop
  • Improper testing
  • Other

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