What is the penalty for drunk driving?

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This depends on which state the driver is in, how intoxicated he or she is and his or her history of drunk driving. A first offense is considered a misdemeanor and can result in up to six months in jail. A notably high blood alcohol content level may earn someone more time. Additionally, the driver may be fined anywhere from $500-$2,000. The driver's license may also be suspended for 90 days, or longer. Several states will suspend a license permanently after the third offense....Read More
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Yvette S.

It depends whether it is your first time being caught driving under the influence. Then you can be fined up to $1000 or be jailed for up to a year. The penalties get more serious with every time you get caught....Read More
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Kendra H.

The penalty varies between states and the crime's severity. Misdemeanors can result in a fine and up to a year in jail. Felonies incur bigger fines and possibly years in prison. Driving licenses can also be suspended or revoked....Read More

Anonymous

Stupidity, bad decisions, car accidents, and possibly death.

Side effects may include:

~extreme Insurance

~Heavy guilt

~Death

~in short, it could ruin your life.


Or take it.

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