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DUI Penalties in Nevada

Administrative – Illegal Per Se Action

.08 alcohol concentration or detectable amount of controlled substance in your blood (or .04 or more but less than .08 if you hold a commercial driver’s license), you will receive:

— Driver’s license is revoked for 90 days.

— May be required to file an SR-22, Proof of Financial Responsibility. See Chapter 6.

— Criminal penalties may be imposed.

.02 alcohol concentration for drivers under 21 years of age.

 — Driver’s license is suspended for 90 days.

— May be required to file an SR-22, Proof of Financial Responsibility. See Chapter6.

— Criminal penalties may be imposed.

•  Criminal

First DUI offense:

 — Driver’s license revoked for 90 days. After half the revocation period has been completed a restricted license may be issued.

— Jail sentence of 2 days to 6 months, or 96 hours of community service.

— Fine of $400 to $1,000.

— Payment of tuition for DUI school; average cost is $150.

— May be ordered to attend a program of treatment when the concentration of alcohol in your blood or breath is .08 or more.

Second DUI offense within 7 years:

 — Driver’s license revoked for 1 year; not eligible for restricted license.

— Jail sentence or residential confinement of 10 days to 6 months.

— Fine of $750 to $1,000.

— 100 to 200 hours of community service.

— Possible vehicle registration suspension.

— May be ordered to attend a program of treatment or be placed under clinical supervision of a treatment facility for treatment for up to one year.

Subsequent DUI offense within 7 years:

 — Driver’s license revoked for 3 years; a restricted license may be issued

— Prison sentence of 1 to 6 years.

— Fine of $2,000 to $5,000.

— Possible vehicle registration suspension.

— May be ordered to attend a program of treatment for a minimum of 3 years.

DUI causing death or serious injury:

 — Driver’s license revoked for 3 years.

— Prison sentence of 2 to 20 years.

— Fine of $2,000 to $5,000


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