DUI Penalties

NEVADA DUI PENALTIES

Driving is a privilege, not a right. When charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, the law dictates that a person no longer deserves that privilege. Because of this, DUI penalties can be very harsh; up to and including:

Fines
License suspension/revocation
Possible jail time
Classes
Interlock device

Fines

  • From $400 up to $1000

Driver’s License Penalties

  • 90 days suspension and a $35 civil penalty fee
  • A restricted license may be an option after 45 days

Jail Time

  • From 2 days to 6 months in jail OR 24 hour to 96 hours of community service

Classes

  • Attend a Victim Impact Panel
  • DUI School (8 hours)

Interlock Device

  • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) <0.18 = Court may order the Interlock Device for 3 to 6 months
  • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.18 or greater = 12 months to 36 months Second DUI Offense

(within 7 years)

Fines

  • From $750 up to $1000; OR
  • 100 to 200 hours of community service

Driver’s License Penalties

  • 1 year revocation
  • Possible suspension of car registration

Jail Time

  • Minimum 10 days up to 6 months in jail or on house arrest

Classes

  • Possible substance abuse treatment program

Interlock Device

  • Court may order the Interlock Device for 12 to 36 months

(within 7 years)

Fines

  • From $2000 up to $5000

Driver’s License Penalties

  • 3 year suspension or revocation
  • 5 day suspension of car registration
  • $35 civil penalty fee

Jail Time

  • From 1 year up to 6 years in prison

Classes

  • Attend a Victim Impact Panel
  • Alcohol and drug evaluation

Interlock Device

  • Interlock Device for 12 to 36 months

(under the age of 14)

Fines

  • Up to $1000

Driver’s License Penalties

  • 90 days suspension and a $35 civil penalty fee
  • A restricted license may be an option after 45 days

Jail Time

  • From 2 days to 6 months in jail OR 24 hour to 96 hours of community service

Classes

  • Attend a Victim Impact Panel
  • DUI School (8 hours)

Interlock Device

  • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) <0.18 = Court may order the Interlock Device for 3 to 6 months
  • Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.18 or greater = 12 months to 36 months Second DUI Offense