Driving Under Influence (DUI)

What is a DUI and the possible consequences?

What is a DUI?

A DUI in Arkansas is reserved only for people under the age of 21 who operate a vehicle with a BAC of .02 to .079. The penalties of a DUI are having your driver’s license suspended, being fined, having to pay court costs, required alcohol treatment attendance, required MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) panel attendance, and possible community service.

Possible Consquences

These penalties increase with each subsequent conviction:

1st Offense

Your license can be suspended for 30 days, and you can be fined $100-$500. You can be required to attend alcohol treatment, a MADD panel (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), and possibly community service.

2nd Offense

Your license can be suspended for a whole year, and you can be fined $200-$1,000. You can be required to attend alcohol treatment, a MADD panel, and possibly community service.

3rd Offense

Your license can be suspended for 3 years or until you turn 18, and you can be fined $500-$2,000. You can be required to attend alcohol treatment, a MADD panel, and possibly community service.

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