Pennsylvania Penalties

DUI under Chapter 38:
Major Consequences Defined

CONSEQUENCES:

TIER ONE - §3804(a) TIER TWO - §3804(b) TIER THREE - §3804(c)
§3802(a)(l)
(Genl. Imp. - Unsafe Driving)
*no refusal or accident
§3802(a)(l)
(Genl. Imp. - Unsafe Driving)
*w/accident
§3802(a)(1)
(Genl. Imp. - Unsafe Driving)
*w/refusal
§ 3802(a)(2) (General Impairment - BAC) § 3802(b)
(High Rate BAC)
3802(c)
(Highest Rate BAC)
  §3802(e)
(Minors)
§3802(d)
(Controlled Substances)
  §3802(f)
(Commercial & School Vehicles)
 


TIER ONE:
Grade

1st offense:
§ 3804(a)(I)

2d offense:
§ 3804(a)(2)

3d & subs. offense:
§ 3804(a)(3)
Statutoty M - ungraded M - ungraded M2
Max Mando 6 months probation 6 months jail 2 years jail
Min n/a 5 days jail 10 days jail
Fine $300 $300 to $2,500 $500 to $5,000
Treatment AHSS; CRN; D&A
(if warranted)
AHSS, CRN; D&A CRN; D&A
Suspension n/a 12 months 12 months
Ignition Interlock n/a 12 months
12 months

 

TIER TWO:
Grade

1st offense:
§ 3804(b)(1)

2d offense:
§ 3804(b)(2)

3d offense:
§ 3804(b)(3)
4th & subs. offense:
§ 3804(b)(4)
Statutory M - ungraded M - ungraded M1 M1
Max Mando 6 months jail 6 months jail 5 years jail 5 years jail
Min 48 hours jail 30 days jail 90 days jail 1 year jail
Fine $500 to $5,000 $750 to $5,000 $1,500 to $10,000 $1,500 to $10,000
Treatment AHSS; CRN, D&A
(if warranted)
AHSS; CRN; D&A CRN; D&A CRN; D&A
Suspension 12 months 12 months 18 months 18 months
Ignition Interlock n/a 12 months 12 months 12 months


TIER THREE:
Grade

1st offense:
§ 3804(c)(l)

2d offense:
§ 3804(c)(2)

3d & subs. offense:
§ 3804(c)(3)
Statutory M - ungraded M1 M1
Max Mando 6 months jail 5 years jail 5 years jail
Min 72 hours jail 90 days jail 1 year jail
Fine $1,000 to $5,000 $1,500 to $1O,OOO $2,500 to $10,000
Treatment AHSS; CRN; D&A
(if warranted or
if BAC is .16%
or higher)
AHSS; CRN; D&A CRN; D&A
Suspension 12 months 18 months 18 months
Ignition Interlock n/a 12 months 12 months


Prior offenses defined for puroses of determinine consequences:(§3806(b)):

  • Any prior conviction, adjudication of delinquency, juvenile consent decree, or acceptance into ARD
  • within the 10-year period before the present violation was committed
  • for any offense under §3802, former %sect;3731. or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction.