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Alaska DUI Laws

In the state of Alaska you will be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is 0.08%, the minimum BAC known to impair everyone.

First Alaska DUI Offense

  • Minimum 72-hour imprisonment
  • $1500 fine
  • Minimum 90-day license suspension

Second Alaska DUI Offense
  • Minimum 20-day imprisonment
  • $3000 fine
  • Minimum 1-year license suspension

Third Alaska DUI Offense
  • Class “C” felony conviction if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Minimum 60 days imprisonment or 120 days if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • $4000 or $10,000 fine if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Minimum 3-year or permanent license suspension if within 10 years of previous conviction

Fourth Alaska DUI Offense
  • Class “C” felony conviction if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Mandatory 1 year and 1 day in jail
  • Minimum 90 days imprisonment or 120 days if within 10 years of previous conviction)
  • $5000 or $10,000 fine if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Completion of state-certified chemical dependency counseling program
  • Minimum 5-year or permanent license suspension if within 10 years of previous conviction

Fifth Alaska DUI Offense
  • Class “C” felony conviction if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Minimum 240 days imprisonment or 360 days if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • $6000 or $10,000 fine if within 10 years of previous conviction
  • Minimum 5-year or permanent license suspension if within 10 years of previous conviction

Alaska may impose additional penalties as a condition of one’s probation or parole. Convicted offenders may be required to take medication to prevent drinking.

Probation also requires an offender not operate a vehicle without a certified interlock device installed and maintained at the expense of the offender.

The court may also deem it necessary that an offender participate in an alcohol safety action program as part their probation.