Please keep in mind that these answers may vary depending on your state laws, and your specific DUI conviction. Visit your State-Specific page, or become a DUI Service Member to find out what applies to you.

How much does a DUI cost?

Costs can range from $3,000 to over $15,000, depending on the number of prior DUIs and severity of the DUI case. A first offender with no injury sustained to others, or damage to property will typically need to pay:

  • Fines $1,000
  • Tow/Impound Fee $200
  • Alcohol Education Classes $600
  • Court Costs $800
  • Insurance Increase $500-1,500
  • Attorney Fees $2,500+

What are the penalties for a DUI?

In addition to paying for the actual costs of a DUI, the same first offender in the scenario above may receive the following DUI penalties:

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