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DUI Tier

For Offenses committed AFTER December 24, 2018. All offenses become graded F3 if a prior conviction of Homicide by Vehicle While DUI.

DUI
1st Offense
2nd Offense
3rd Offense
4th & Subseq. Offenses
Tier 1

§3802(a)2
0.08% - 0.099%2 §3802(a)1

General Impairment
Incapable of Safe
Driving
- Ungraded Misdemeanor
- 6 months mandatory min
- 6 months probation
- $300 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing3
- No license suspension
- ARD eligible if no SBI accident or
minor under age 14
- Ungraded Misdemeanor
- 6 months max. probation
- 5 days - 6 months jail
- $300 - $2,500 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- 1-year license suspension
- Misdemeanor 2nd degree
- 10 days- 2 years jail
- $500 - $5,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- County IP available
- 1-year license suspension
- Interlock-1 year (after 6 mo)
- Mandatory sentencing
- Felony 3rd degree
- 10 days - 7 years jail
- $500 - $15,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- 18 mo. license suspension
- DNA Sampling
- Interlock -1 year (after 9 mo)
- Mandatory sentencing
- County IP NOT permitted
Tier 2

0.100%-0.159%2 §3802(b)

High Rate of Alcohol Minors
- 0.02%- §3802(e)
COL drivers - 0.04%
School Bus - 0.02% §3802(f)

Accidents with Injury or Damage
- Ungraded Misdemeanor
- 6 months imprisonment max.
- 48 hours - 6 months jail
- $500 - $5,000 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- ARD- 30 days' license susp.
- Accident - ARD- 60 days susp.
- Conviction - 1 vear license susp.
- Ungraded Misdemeanor
- 6 months imprisonment max.
- 30 days - 6 months jail
- $750- $5,000 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- Misdemeanor 1st degree
- 90 days - 5 years
- $1,500- $10,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- 18 months' license suspension
- Interlock -1 year (after 9 mo)
- Felony 3rd degree
- 1 year - 7 years jail
- $1,500- $15,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- 18 months' license suspension
- DNA Sampling
- Interlock -1 year (after 9 mo)
- Mandatory sentencing
- County IP NOT permitted
Tier 3

0.160% or Higher2 §3802(c)

Highest Rate of Alcohol
Controlled Substances §3802(d)
Incapacity
Refusal of Chemical Testing (Breath
or refusal of blood search warrant)
- Ungraded Misdemeanor
- 6 months imprisonment max.
- 72 hours - 6 months jail
- $1,000 - $5,000 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- ARD - 60 days license susp.
- Conviction - 1 year lie. susp.
- Misdemeanor 1st degree
- 90 days - 5 years jail
- No less than $1,500 fine
- $1,500 - $10,000 fine
- Alcohol Hwy. School
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- 18 months' license susp.
- Felony 3rd degree
- 1 year- 7 years jail
- No less than $2,500 fine
- $2,500 -$15,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- Mandatory sentencing
- 18 months' license susp.
- DNA Sampling
- Interlock -1 year (after 9 mo)
- Felony 3rd degree
- 1 year -7 years jail
- $2,500 - $15,000 fine
- D&A assessment
- 18 months' license susp.
- DNA Sampling
- Interlock -1 year(after 9 mo)
- Mandatory sentencing
- County IP NOT permitted
1. Mandatory Ignition Interlock System of one year for second or subsequent offenses. 75 Pa.C.S. § 7002(b).
2. Within 2 hours after operation. An exception to the two-hour rules exists at 75 Pa C.S 3802(g).
3. Mandatory sentencing provisions include county supervision, parole, treatment, enforcement, fees and other provisions.
4. Unless already an F3, all offenses are M1 with Passengers under 18 in driver’s car.