The
Toughest
DUI Laws
& DUI Penalties
by State

On December 30th 2018, Utah became the first state to reduce the legal blood alcohol limit for drunk driving from .08% to .05%. How does Utah's tough approach compare to the DUI-related legislation and penalties enacted in other US states?

To provide a comprehensive ranking of the strictest states, we’ve scored each state based on 21 metrics, ranging from DUI crash and arrest statistics to legislation and penalties.

View the methodology
Toughest


State


Ranking
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DUI Crashes & Arrests

Amount of DUI related fatalities and injuries per 100k population and DUI arrests per 100k drivers
i

BAC

Blood Alcohol Content thresholds
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Jail Time

Minimum jail times for 1st, 2nd and 3rd DUI offences
i

Fines

Minimum fines for 1st. 2nd and 3rd DUI offenses
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Licence Suspension

DUI License Suspensions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd offenses
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Further Penalties

No. of DUIs a felony, ignition interlocks, license plate impoundment and vehicle confiscation
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Supplementary
Laws

Open Container Laws, Repeat Offender Laws and Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment
Overall
score

/100

Minnesota

1
76.7
Fatalities per 100k population:  1.5
Injuries per 100k population:  43
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  565
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  90 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1000
2nd DUI Fine:  $3000
3rd DUI Fine:  $3000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Utah

2
69.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  1.7
Injuries per 100k population:  27
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  400
BAC threshold:  0.05%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  62 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1370
2nd DUI Fine:  $1560
3rd DUI Fine:  $2850
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Georgia

3
69.3
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.5
Injuries per 100k population:  17
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  247
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  10 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  120 days
1st DUI Fine:  $300
2nd DUI Fine:  $600
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  60 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  120 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Delaware

4
64.7
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.3
Injuries per 100k population:  58
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  45
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  60 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $750
3rd DUI Fine:  $5000
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Kansas

5
64.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.5
Injuries per 100k population:  35
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  268
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $750
2nd DUI Fine:  $1250
3rd DUI Fine:  $2500
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  72 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

New York

6
64.3
Fatalities per 100k population:  1.5
Injuries per 100k population:  29
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  223
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.18%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  2
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Florida

7
63.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.9
Injuries per 100k population:  14
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  217
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.2%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $1000
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

New Jersey

8
62.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  1.4
Injuries per 100k population:  45
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  342
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.1%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $250
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  60 months
# of DUIs a felony:  0
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Washington

9
62.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.4
Injuries per 100k population:  31
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  440
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  1 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $865.5
2nd DUI Fine:  $1120.5
3rd DUI Fine:  $1970.5
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  Permanent months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Nebraska

10
61.6
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.5
Injuries per 100k population:  61
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  56
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  7 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Massachusetts

11
60.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  1.7
Injuries per 100k population:  58
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  176
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.2%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  150 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $600
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  18 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

California

12
59.9
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.8
Injuries per 100k population:  8
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  459
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  4 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  120 days
1st DUI Fine:  $390
2nd DUI Fine:  $390
3rd DUI Fine:  $1800
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  18 months
# of DUIs a felony:  n/a
Ignition interlocks: 
Discretionary
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Iowa

13
59.3
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.8
Injuries per 100k population:  53
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  449
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  7 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $625
2nd DUI Fine:  $1875
3rd DUI Fine:  $3125
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Indiana

14
58.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.3
Injuries per 100k population:  18
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  291
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  180 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  60 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  120 months
# of DUIs a felony:  2
Ignition interlocks: 
Discretionary
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Arizona

15
58.6
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.9
Injuries per 100k population:  43
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  468
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  10 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  45 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1480
2nd DUI Fine:  $3000
3rd DUI Fine:  $3250
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Illinois

16
58.3
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.7
Injuries per 100k population:  28
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  28
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Virginia

17
58.0
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.9
Injuries per 100k population:  52
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  326
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $250
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  18 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  Permanent months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Pennsylvania

18
57.6
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.5
Injuries per 100k population:  51
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  503
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.1%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
1st DUI Fine:  $300
2nd DUI Fine:  $300
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  Permanent months
# of DUIs a felony:  n/a
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Connecticut

19
56.5
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.4
Injuries per 100k population:  29
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  318
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  120 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $1000
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  Permanent months
# of DUIs a felony:  2
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Arkansas

20
56.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.6
Injuries per 100k population:  61
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  248
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  9 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  7 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $150
2nd DUI Fine:  $400
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  4 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  30 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Texas

21
55.5
Fatalities per 100k population:  5.1
Injuries per 100k population:  48
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  379
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  3 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  730 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Ohio

22
54.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.8
Injuries per 100k population:  35
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  188
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.17%
1st DUI Jail Time:  3 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $250
2nd DUI Fine:  $350
3rd DUI Fine:  $350
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Nevada

23
53.9
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.9
Injuries per 100k population:  5
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  494
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.18%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $400
2nd DUI Fine:  $750
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  2 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  2 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Washington D.C.

24
53.7
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.3
Injuries per 100k population:  27
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  4
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.2%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  15 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1000
2nd DUI Fine:  $2500
3rd DUI Fine:  $2500
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  n/a
Ignition interlocks: 
Discretionary
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Michigan

25
52.9
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.2
Injuries per 100k population:  54
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  374
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.17%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $100
2nd DUI Fine:  $200
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  72 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

West Virginia

26
52.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.0
Injuries per 100k population:  21
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  373
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  180 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  730 days
1st DUI Fine:  $100
2nd DUI Fine:  $1000
3rd DUI Fine:  $3000
1st DUI License Suspension:  0.5 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Alaska

27
52.5
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.0
Injuries per 100k population:  93
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  580
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  1.2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  20 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  60 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1500
2nd DUI Fine:  $3000
3rd DUI Fine:  $4000
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

New Hampshire

28
52.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.0
Injuries per 100k population:  101
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  435
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  180 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $750
3rd DUI Fine:  $750
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Vermont

29
52.2
Fatalities per 100k population:  2.9
Injuries per 100k population:  27
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  437
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  x%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  4 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

North Carolina

30
51.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.0
Injuries per 100k population:  37
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  410
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  1 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  4 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  14 days
1st DUI Fine:  $200
2nd DUI Fine:  $2000
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Rhode Island

31
50.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.2
Injuries per 100k population:  17
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  237
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.1%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $100
2nd DUI Fine:  $400
3rd DUI Fine:  $400
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Hawaii

32
50.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.0
Injuries per 100k population:  130
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  628
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
1st DUI Fine:  $150
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  12 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  60 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Tennessee

33
50.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.7
Injuries per 100k population:  86
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  363
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.2%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  45 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  120 days
1st DUI Fine:  $350
2nd DUI Fine:  $600
3rd DUI Fine:  $1100
1st DUI License Suspension:  1 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Oklahoma

34
49.6
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.2
Injuries per 100k population:  54
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  383
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  10 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  2
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Oregon

35
49.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.3
Injuries per 100k population:  53
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  456
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  2 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  90 days
1st DUI Fine:  $1000
2nd DUI Fine:  $1500
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  1 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Alabama

36
49.3
Fatalities per 100k population:  5.5
Injuries per 100k population:  38
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  182
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $600
2nd DUI Fine:  $1100
3rd DUI Fine:  $2100
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Mississippi

37
48.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  5.0
Injuries per 100k population:  33
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  372
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  x%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $250
2nd DUI Fine:  $600
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  6 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

South Carolina

38
48.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  6.2
Injuries per 100k population:  109
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  405
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  60 days
1st DUI Fine:  $400
2nd DUI Fine:  $2100
3rd DUI Fine:  $3800
1st DUI License Suspension:  2 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Louisiana

39
48.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.5
Injuries per 100k population:  64
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  179
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  10 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  365 days
1st DUI Fine:  $300
2nd DUI Fine:  $750
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Maine

40
48.0
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.7
Injuries per 100k population:  95
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  565
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  30 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  180 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  271 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $1000
3rd DUI Fine:  $1000
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Highly incentivized for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Kentucky

41
47.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.1
Injuries per 100k population:  41
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  502
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.18%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  7 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $200
2nd DUI Fine:  $350
3rd DUI Fine:  $500
1st DUI License Suspension:  1 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Colorado

42
46.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.1
Injuries per 100k population:  84
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  569
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  2 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  60 days
1st DUI Fine:  $600
2nd DUI Fine:  $600
3rd DUI Fine:  $600
1st DUI License Suspension:  9 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Highly incentivized for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

Wisconsin

43
45.5
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.3
Injuries per 100k population:  49
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  556
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.17%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  5 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  45 days
1st DUI Fine:  $150
2nd DUI Fine:  $350
3rd DUI Fine:  $600
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Idaho

44
42.9
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.4
Injuries per 100k population:  60
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  459
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.2%
1st DUI Jail Time:  10 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Montana

45
42.9
Fatalities per 100k population:  5.3
Injuries per 100k population:  111
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  538
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $600
2nd DUI Fine:  $1200
3rd DUI Fine:  $2500
1st DUI License Suspension:  1 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  Yes
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Missouri

46
40.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.1
Injuries per 100k population:  48
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  430
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  60 months
# of DUIs a felony:  2
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Maryland

47
39.4
Fatalities per 100k population:  3.1
Injuries per 100k population:  52
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  332
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  x%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  872 months
# of DUIs a felony:  n/a
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No

North Dakota

48
37.0
Fatalities per 100k population:  6.1
Injuries per 100k population:  62
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  1,125
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.18%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  10 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  120 days
1st DUI Fine:  $500
2nd DUI Fine:  $1500
3rd DUI Fine:  $2000
1st DUI License Suspension:  2 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Discretionary
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  Yes
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  Yes
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

New Mexico

49
35.8
Fatalities per 100k population:  5.7
Injuries per 100k population:  77
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  223
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.16%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  4 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $500
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  7 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  120 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for all convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

Wyoming

50
25.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  7.6
Injuries per 100k population:  59
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  770
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.15%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  7 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  30 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $250
3rd DUI Fine:  $750
1st DUI License Suspension:  3 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  36 months
# of DUIs a felony:  4
Ignition interlocks: 
Mandatory for high BAC and repeat convictions
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  No
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  Yes

South Dakota

51
20.1
Fatalities per 100k population:  4.0
Injuries per 100k population:  72
DUI Arrests per 100k drivers:  1,299
BAC threshold:  0.08%
BAC increased penalty:  0.17%
1st DUI Jail Time:  0 days
2nd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
3rd DUI Jail Time:  0 days
1st DUI Fine:  $0
2nd DUI Fine:  $0
3rd DUI Fine:  $0
1st DUI License Suspension:  6 months
2nd DUI License Suspension:  12 months
3rd DUI License Suspension:  24 months
# of DUIs a felony:  3
Ignition interlocks: 
Discretionary
License plate impoundment:  No
Vehicle confiscation:  No
Open Container Laws:  Yes
Repeat Offender Laws:  No
Alcohol Exclusion Laws Limiting Treatment:  No