Want How Much?"
only is it humiliating and embarrassing to get a DUI,
it's expensive! Those lucky enough not to have injured
or killed anyone, or to have caused property damage,
still pay a substantial price. Court fines, lost time
from work or school, lawyers' fees, intervention classes,
insurance rate hikes . . . it seems once you get a DUI
ticket you're paying many people for a very long time.
The average first time DUI offender has to pay out more
than $5000 by the time it's over. Think of all the other
things you could do with that much money.
out the following tally to get an idea of all the things
that you would have to pay if you got a DUI.
can print out this graphic and tape it to your dashboard
if you'd like, so that you might be reminded of what
it can cost to get behind the wheel after drinking even
legislative information is accurate as of October 1998.
Laws are subject to change. We endeavor to keep this
information as up to date as possible.
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