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Florida Fourth Offense DUI Law

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

Criminal Penalties

In most fourth or subsequent offense cases they will be treated as a Class 3 Felony offense. There are certain instances where they may be treated as a Misdemeanor, but it is not likely. The maximum imprisonment term for a fourth offense is 5 years. The fine amount will range between $2,000 and $5,000 plus all associated court costs. Your vehicle will be impounded at your expense for 90 days. Attendance in a state approved DUI school program is required.

Administrative Penalties

A fourth offense refusal to submit to a chemical test will result in a 18 month revocation of your driver’s license. An ignition interlock will be required upon reinstatement for at least 2 years for all third offenders. Your license will be permanently revoked upon a fourth offense. An SR-22 form filing will be required for a number of years to be determined by the Motor Vehicle Department. You can apply for your SR-22 filing below:

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Additional Florida DUI Resources

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