Safe Driving Tips for Tri-Cities this Super Bowl Sunday
Here are a few tips to help you have a "Super Safe Superbowl!" in the Tri-Cities
Washington State DUI Consequences
First-time DUI offenders can expect:
- Fines ranging from $350 to $5,000
- Jail terms of one day up to 364 days
- 15 days of house arrest or a 90-day sobriety program as an alternative to jail
For those charged a second time within seven years, the penalties are more severe:
- Fines vary between $500 and $5,000.
- Jail sentences span from 30 days to a year.
- House arrest or a structured sobriety program as an alternative to jail
Individuals arrested for a third time could face:
- Jail time of 90 days to a year
- Mandatory participation in a sobriety program for six months
- Fines that range from $1,000 to $5,000
If there are prior DUI convictions within ten years or if the offense results in grave injuries or fatalities, a DUI might be classified as a felony. These felonies can lead to extended imprisonment and substantial fines.
Source: Mark S Treyz Law
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