3rd DUI Outside 10 Years of Another
Criminal Penalties For A Third DUI Conviction (Outside 10 Years Of A Prior Conviction) in Florida
A person convicted of a third time DUI (which took place outside 10 years of a prior DUI conviction) faces a maximum sentence of one year in jail.
A person convicted of a third time DUI outside 10 years of a prior conviction faces up to 12 months of probation.
The minimum fine is $2,000 and the maximum fine is $5,000. However, if the driver’s blood alcohol level was .15 or higher, or at the time of the offense a person under the age of 18 was present in the vehicle, the minimum fine is $4,000.
Driver’s License Revocation
The Judge will revoke the person’s driver’s license for 6 to 12 months.
Possibility of a Business Purposes Only License on the Revoked Driver’s License
A person with a third DUI conviction outside of 10 years of a prior DUI conviction is not eligible for a Florida Business Purposes Only License.
A 2-year ignition interlock is required.
A 10 day vehicle impound is required.
The driver must complete Level II DUI School and any recommended treatment.
Persons convicted of a third DUI outside 10 years of a prior DUI conviction are normally required to perform community service.
Court Costs and Costs of Prosecution:
The amounts of these fees vary.
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