idaho.drivinguniversity.com Traffic School
Simple | Defensive Driving & Traffic School Online



DWI Penalties

DUI Court is a special program for repeat offenders and first time offenders who present with an elevated BAC. It is intended to teach the offender about the dangers of drinking and driving, and the time the offender spends working in the Sheriff’s Labor Program will reduce jail time.  There is also mandatory attendance at Alcoholic’s Anonymous, as well as other requirements determined by Idaho DUI courts.


1st Offense (Within 10 Years of a 1st Offense)

  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • Up to $1,000 fine
  • 30 days loss of license, which may be extended up to 150 days
  • Proof of SR – 22 high risk insurance or financial responsibility form for 3 years
  • Substance abuse assessment and possible treatment programs (determined by the court)
  • 1 to 2 years of supervised probation
  • Mandatory attendance at a victims’ panel

 

2nd Offense

  • 10 days to 1 year in jail
  • Up to $2,000 fine
  • 1 year loss of license
  • Ineligible for restricted license
  • After the suspension period, you may be ordered to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle
  • You may drive only cars that are equipped with an interlock device.
  • Substance abuse assessment and possible treatment programs (determined by the court)
  • Mandatory attendance at a victims’ panel
  • 2 years of supervised probation

 

3rd Offense

  • Felony conviction
  • 30 days in jail or up to 10 years in state prison
  • $5,000 fine
  • 1 to 5 years loss of license
  • After the suspension period, you will be ordered to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle
  • You may drive only cars that are equipped with an interlock device
  • Substance abuse assessment and possible treatment programs (determined by the court)
  • Up to 3 years supervised probation

 

Elevated BAC Level

1st Offense - .20% BAC

  • 10 days to 1 year in jail
  • Up to $2,000 fine
  • 1 year loss of license (after you are released from jail)

 

2nd Offense

  • Felony conviction
  • Up to 5 years in state prison
  • Up to $5,000 fine
  • 5 years loss of license (after you are released from prison)

 

BAC Test Refusal

1st Offense

  • $250 to $1,000 fine
  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • 30 to 180 days loss of license

 

2nd Offense

  • Up to $2,000 fine
  • 10 days to 1 year in jail
  • 2 years loss of license

 

Underage DUI - 02% BAC (zero tolerance law)

1st Offense

  • Up to $1,000 fine
  • Up to 1 year loss of license
  • After 90 days waiting period eligible for restricted license
  • Substance abuse assessment and possible court ordered treatment

 

2nd Offense

  • Mandatory 5 days to 1 year in jail or juvenile detention center
  • $500 to $2,000 fine
  • 2 years loss of license, or until 21, whichever is longer
  • Substance abuse assessment and court ordered treatment
  • .08% BAC level or higher or subsequent offenses you may be charged as an adult

 

3rd Offense

  • Up to 5 years in jail
  • Up to $5,000 fine
  • 2 to 6 years loss of license or until 21, whichever is longer
  • Substance abuse assessment and possible court ordered treatment

 

Driving University Online Course