Pennsylvania DUI Third Offense

Penalties for a Pennsylvania DUI Third Offense

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania uses a multi-tiered penalty structure for DUI offenses and third time offenders face very severe consequences if convicted.

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Tier Description Imprisonment License Suspension Fines
General Impairment B.A.C.=.08 to 0.099%,
Incapable of safe driving,
No injury or property damage,
Refusal to take a chemical test
10 days-2 years 12 months $500-$5,000
High Rate B.A.C.=.10 to 0.159%,
Minor B.A.C.= .02 to .159%,
General Impairment BAC with an accident,
School Bus Driver B.A.C.=.02 to .159%,
Commercial Vehicle driver B.A.C.=.04% to .159%
90 days-5 years 18 months $1,500-$10,000
Highest Rate B.A.C.=.16% or greater,
Controlled substance DUI
1 year mandatory minimum and a maximum sentence of up to 7 years in prison 18 months Up to $15,000

Additionally, there are other costs as well as court ordered DUI school and treatment if necessary. Those convicted of a DUI third offense will be required to install an ignition interlock device at their own expense. Use of the interlock device is required for one year.

Additional Penalties for a DUI Third Offense

There are many other consequences you may face if convicted of a Pennsylvania DUI, including:

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