Range of Penalties
The range of penalties for a DUI conviction in Nebraska depends on the number of prior convictions and the level of intoxication. The penalty for second, third, fourth and fifth offenses go up each time. Also, the penalty increases if your blood alcohol content is over .15.
Check out this chart that sets out some of the penalties for DUI in Nebraska. For a full detail of the law, read Neb. Rev. Stat. 60-6,197.03 or consult with a criminal defense or DUI lawyer in Nebraska.
|Charge||Straight Sentence||Probation||License Revocation|
|DUI 1st Offense||7-60 days in jail and a $500 fine||$500 fine||6 months|
|DUI 1st Aggravated||7-60 days in jail and a $500 fine||$500 fine & 2 days in jail or 120 hours of community service||1 year|
|DUI 2nd Offense||30-180 days in jail and a $500 fine||$500 fine & 10 days in jail or 240 hours of community service||18 months|
|DUI 2nd Aggravated||90 days to 1 year in jail and up to $1,000 fine||$1,000 fine and 30 days in jail||18 months to 15 years|
|DUI 3rd Offense||90 days to 1 year and a $1,000 fine||$1,000 fine and 30 days in jail||15 years|
|DUI 3rd Aggravated||Felony IIIA 180 days to 3 years, up to $10,000 fine||$1,000 fine and 60 days in jail||15 years|
|DUI 4th Offense||Felony IIIA 180 days to 3 years, up to $10,000 fine||$2,000 fine and 90 days jail, 90 days CAM||15 years|
|DUI 4th Aggravated||Felony IIA 0 to 20 years, up to $25,000 fine||$2,000 fine and 120 days jail, 120 days CAM||15 years|
|DUI 5th Offense||Felony IIA 0 to 20 years, up to $25,000 fine||$2,000 fine and 180 days jail, 180 days CAM||15 years|
|DUI Fifth Aggravated||Felony II 2 to 50 years in prison||$2,000 fine and 180 days jail, 180 days CAM||15 years|
If you have more questions, check out our guide to Nebraska DUI laws.