DUI’S can be a scary thing. An officer pulls you over and makes you conduct all these tests that are meant to make a sober person fail. Your nervous, your scared, and you don’t have great balance.
All of a sudden you find yourself in the back of a cop car and calling your family to bail you out. A first time DUI is considered a first-degree misdemeanor and punishable by up to 1 year in prison and a $1,000 fine.
A repeat offender is typically charged with a DUI Felony. If the person is convicted with a third DUI in 10 years period of a 4th DUI its an automatic felony and punishable by up to 5 years in prison and $5,000 in fines.