National vs state average annual rates with DUI
|Pre-DUI||Post DUI||Percent Increase|
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|
|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.