Maine DUI Penalties | Consequences of Drunk Driving in Maine : Jail Time, Fines, License Suspension


First Maine OUI: 

  • Imprisonment: None
  • Fine: $400
  • Driver's License Suspension: 90 days.   

First Maine OUI with Aggravating Factors: 

In Maine, aggravating factors include: BAC of .15 or more, travelling 30 mph or more over the speed limit, attempting to elude an officer of the law, having a passenger under 21 years of age. The law requires an additional 275 day suspension be imposed by the court or Secretary of State if transporting a passenger under 21. The minimum court imposed penalties for a Maine First OUI with Aggravating Factors are:

  • Imprisonment: 48 hours
  • Fine: $400
  • Driver's License Suspension: 90 days

Second Maine OUI: 

  • Imprisonment: 7 days
  • Fine: $600
  • Driver's License Suspension: 18 months.  (A second conviction within 10 years prohibits the offender from getting a work-restricted license or from registering a vehicle.)

Third Maine OUI: 

  • Imprisonment: 30 days
  • Fine: $1,000
  • Driver's License Suspension: 4 years

Fourth or Subsequent Maine OUI:

  • Imprisonment: 6 months
  • Fine: 2,000
  • Driver's License Suspension: 6 years

Maine DUI Laws - Relevant Statutes

Maine Revised Statutes

Title 29-A Motor Vehicles


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