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If you first DUI involves a BAC of .10% to .159% is also classified as an ungraded misdemeanor.

The mandatory minimum charge for your first DUI in this range of BAC are:


Minimum 48 hours in jail (courts can impose up to 6 months jail)
Fine between $500 and $5,000
Must complete the alcohol highway safety school
Complete alcohol or drug treatment (if ordered)
12 months license suspension

If your first DUI involves a BAC (blood alcohol content) of 0.08% to .099% it is categorized as an ungraded misdemeanor.

The mandatory minimum charge for your first DUI in this range of BAC are:


Mandatory 6 months probation
$300 Fine
Must complete the alcohol highway safety school
Complete alcohol or drug treatment, if ordered 
No license suspension

If you first DUI involves a BAC of .16% or higher is also classified as an ungraded misdemeanor.

The mandatory minimum penalties for your first DUI in this range of BAC are:


At least 72 hours in jail (court can impose up to 6 months in jail)
Fine between $1,000 and $5,000
Complete the alcohol highway safety school
Complete alcohol or drug treatment (if ordered)
12 months license suspension

First DUI Offense in Pittsburgh, PA

The consequences of a DUI will vary depending on several factors. It's very important to know where you fall on that spectrum after you've been charged with a DUI. Having an experienced attorney like Edward Nicholson on your side is the best way to ensure you walk away from your charge with best possible outcome.