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Penalties for DUI in Maryland

The first time a person is convicted of a DUI, he will face up to one year in jail and up to a $1,000 fine. If he was transporting a minor when he was arrested for a DUI, he could face up to two years in jail and pay up to a $2,000 fine. A person’s driver’s license will also be suspended for a minimum of 45 days.

The first DWI conviction will result in up to two months in jail and a $500 fine. Additionally, your driver’s license could be suspended for up to 60 days.

The second time you are convicted of a DUI, you could be sentenced to up to two years in jail and fined up to $2,000. If you were transporting a minor, you could be sentenced to up to three years in jail and pay up to a $3,000 fine. Your driver’s license will also be suspended for a minimum of one year.

For your second DWI, you will be fined up to $500 and/or you could face up to one year in jail, plus a minimum of a 60 day suspension of your driver’s license. If you were transporting a minor, you could face up to a $2,000 fine

The 3rd time you receive a DUI you will face up to three years imprisonment. Your fine will be up to $3,000. If you were transporting a minor, you could face up to four years in prison and up to a $4,000 fine. Your driver’s license will be suspended for a minimum of 18 months.

For your third DWI, you will be fined up to $500 and/or face one year in jail plus a minimum of a 60 day suspension of your driver’s license.


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