Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Laws – By State


Zero Tolerance Law

License Suspension

Mandatory Jail term

Mandatory Alcohol education

Ignition interlock
AlabamaYesYes2nd offenseYesNo
AlaskaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
ArizonaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
ArkansasYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
CaliforniaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
ColoradoYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
ConnecticutYesYes2nd offenseYes2nd offense
DelawareYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
FloridaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
GeorgiaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
HawaiiYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
IdahoYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
IllinoisYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
IndianaYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
IowaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
KansasYesYes2nd offenseYes2nd offense
KentuckyYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
LouisianaYesYes2nd offenseNo2nd offense
MaineYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
MarylandYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
MassachusettsYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
MichiganYesYes2nd offenseYes2nd offense
MinnesotaYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
MississippiYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
MissouriYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
MontanaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
NebraskaYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
NevadaYesYes2nd offenseUnder certain conditionsYes
New HampshireYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
New JerseyYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
New MexicoYesYes2nd offenseYes2nd offense
New YorkYesYesNoNoYes
North CarolinaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
North DakotaYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
OhioYesYes2nd offenseNoYes
OregonYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
PennsylvaniaYesYes2nd offense2nd offense2nd offense
Rhode IslandYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
South CarolinaYesYes2nd offensePossibleYes
South DakotaYesYesNoNoNo
TennesseeYesYes2nd offensePossibleYes
TexasYesYes2nd offenseNoPossible
UtahYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
VermontYesYes2nd offensePossibleNo
VirginiaYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
WashingtonYesYes2nd offenseYesYes
West VirginiaYesYes2nd offensePossibleYes
WisconsinYesYes2nd offensePossibleYes
WyomingYesYes2nd offenseNoYes

Many states have laws for impounding the vehicle associated with the DUI/DWI offense. These states include:

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Laws - By State

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin


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