What Will a DUI Cost? – A-1 Driving Schools | 19 Locations in Atlanta, GA

What Will a DUI Cost?

National vs state average annual rates with DUI

Pre-DUI Post DUI Percent Increase
National $1,674 $3,336 99%
Georgia $1,982 $3,691 86%

Georgia’s average annual percentage increase is lower than the national average, but drivers can still expect to pay more for car insurance after a DUI.

How much does it cost for insurance after a DUI in Georgia?

Georgia drivers convicted of a DUI can expect to pay roughly 86% more for insurance than what they paid pre-DUI.

Georgia drivers also face numerous penalties from the state after a DUI conviction. Penalties include such things as jail time, community service, and fines.

If your drunk driving injures or kills someone, the penalties will likely be much more severe than what is listed below and will be determined by a court of law.

First DUI Second DUI Third DUI
Fines Minimum $300, plus court fees and surcharges $600- $1,000, plus court fees and surcharges $1,000-$5,000, plus court fees and surcharges
Jail Time 1 to 10 days 90 days to 1 year (may be mitigated with probation, but 3 days remain mandatory) 120 days to 1 year (at least 15 days must be spent incarcerated)
Probation 1 year 1 to 3 years 1 to 3 years
Community Service At least 40 hours 240 hours 240 hours
Preventative Class Yes Yes Yes
License Suspension Possible, with limited driving permit At least 1 year 5 years, with the option for a limited permit for the first two years
Ignition Interlock Device Varies Yes Yes

Before getting behind the wheel after having a few, consider the many reasons why you should not.

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