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THIRD AND SUBSEQUENT DUI PENALTIES

A Third conviction of DUI within ten (10) years of any most recent conviction for DUI is a felony of the third-degree punishable by up to five (5) years in prison, of which there is a mandatory thirty (30) days of imprisonment;

You must install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle for a minimum of two (2) years, at your expense and it may not be installed until your license is reinstated;

A third conviction which occurs more than ten (10) years after the most recent conviction for DUI, is punishable as a misdemeanor with the following sections:

Minimum fine of $2,000.00 not to exceed $5,000.00;

You are eligible to go to jail for up to 12 months;

If your conviction for a third DUI is outside of ten (10) years of your most recent conviction for DUI your vehicle will be immobilized for thirty (30) days. If the third conviction is within ten (10) years of your most recent conviction for DUI your vehicle will be immobilized for ninety (90) days.

You must install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle for a minimum of two (2) years;

If the third conviction is within ten (10) years of the most recent conviction for DUI, you license will be suspended for ten (10) years.

A fourth conviction for DUI is a third-degree felony punishable by up to five (5) years in prison, a minimum fine of $2,000.00 and any or all of the above penalties. A lifetime revocation on your privilege to drive.

The court, at its discretion may allow any term of imprisonment to be served at a residential alcohol and/or drug abuse treatment program.

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