Idaho DUI Laws

Arrested for DUI in Idaho? Get help with your case from a DUI attorney!


Idaho DUI laws are clear: Drunk driving punishments will include jail time, fines and driver's license suspensions. But for anyone convicted of drunk driving in Idaho, the penalties could last longer. A DUI on your record could keep you from getting a job or a commercial driver's license, and your insurance rates my increase dramatically, too.

But there is help available. A DUI attorney can guide you through the legal maze, and make sure you don't make costly mistakes. An Idaho DUI attorney can also give you the information you need to make decisions that will affect the rest of your life.

To connect with a DUI attorney in Idaho, simply fill out the form on this page. Or, you can call, toll free, 877-349-1311.

Idaho's DUI Laws charge most drunk driving cases as a misdemeanor, although that can be increased, depending on the circumstances. A breath test refusal could result in an administrative driver's license suspension.

Idaho DUI Penalties

First DUI conviction

  • Charged as a misdemeanor
  • Up to six months in jail
  • Up to $1,000 in fines
  • 3-6 month driver's license suspension

Second DUI conviction (within 10 years)

  • Charged as a misdemeanor
  • Mandatory jail sentence of at least 10 days
  • Up to $2,000 in fines
  • One-year driver's license suspension
  • Installation of ignition interlock device

Third DUI conviction (within 10 years)

  • Charged as felony
  • Mandatory jail sentence of at least 30 days
  • Up to $5,000 in fines
  • 1-5 year driver's license suspension
  • Installation of ignition interlock device

Breath Test Refusal Penalties

Ask an Idaho DUI Attorney About Your Options

An Idaho DUI attorney can answer questions you might have about the law or your specific DUI case. To speak with a DUI attorney near you today, fill out the free case evaluation form on this page or call us, toll free, at 877-349-1311.

Note: Laws may have changed since our last update. For the latest information on these DUI laws, speak to a local DUI lawyer in the state.

The Idaho DUI penalty list is by no means all-inclusive. DUI penalties may vary based on a variety of factors, including your prior driving record.

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