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Alaska First Offense DUI Law Overview

A first offense DUI in Alaska comes with a combination of criminal penalties enforced by the court and administrative penalties against your driver’s license handed down by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Criminal Penalties

A first offense is classified as a Misdemeanor offense.

Punished by mandatory jail sentence in the county or municipal jail for at least 72 hours, a minimum fine of no less than $1,500, and a $330 imprisonment fee.

Jail time and fines vary based upon the offenders blood alcohol level and the various circumstances of the case.

Must undergo an alcohol and substance abuse assessment.

Administrative Penalties

A first offense refusal will carry additional license sanctions beyond the standard license sanctions.

An ignition interlock will be required for a period of 6 months for all first time offenders.

Your license will be revoked for 90 days following a first offense.

The court may grant you a limited license during revocation period to drive to and from work.

An SR-22 form filing will be required for a period of 3 years beyond license reinstatement period. You can apply for your SR-22 filing below:

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Additional Alaska DUI Resources

  • Alaska DUI Laws – Here you will find a comprehensive and detailed explanation of Alaska’s DUI laws including all offense levels and penalties.
  • Alaska Second Offense DUI – Second offense information including penalties, fines, potential jail time, license suspension, DUI classes, and more.
  • Alaska Third Offense DUI – Third offense information including penalties, fines, potential jail time, license suspension, DUI classes, and more.
  • Alaska SR22 Insurance Filing – We have compiled everything you need to know about Alaska’s SR22 insurance and filing requirements including important addresses, phone numbers, etc.
  • Alaska DUI Classes – We offer a complete listing of state approved DUI & alcohol abuse classes.
  • Alaska Bail Bondsmen – Comprehensive list of Alaska bail bond agents including address, phone, website, etc.
  • State Statutes – Complete Alabama DUI statute regarding DUI laws and penalties.
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