Nebraska DUI Laws

DUI Arrest in Nebraska? Let a Nebraska DUI Attorney Help!


Nebraska DUI laws aren't as generous as the state's famously fertile soil. A drunk driving conviction can result in jail time, hundreds of dollars in fines and loss of your driver's license.

A Nebraska DUI can have lasting effects on your life, too. You may not be able to get or hold a job or commercial driver's license with a DUI on your record. You may also face higher insurance prices.

But you have options and you have rights. A Nebraska DUI attorney can guide you through the DUI process, keeping you informed of important deadlines and helping you avoid costly mistakes.

To connect with a DUI attorney today, simply fill out the free case evaluation form on this page, or call, toll free, 847-748-1311.

Nebraska DUI laws increase drastically if you are charged with your second or subsequent DUI. Refusing a breath test may result in loss of license.

Nebraska DUI Penalties

First DUI conviction

  • $400 fine
  • 6-month driver's license suspension

Aggravated DUI conviction (BAC of .15 or more)

  • 2 days in jail
  • $500 fine
  • 1-year driver's license suspension

Second DUI conviction

  • 10 days in jail
  • $500 fine
  • 1-year license suspension

Third DUI conviction

  • Minimum 30 day jail sentence
  • $600 fine
  • 15-year license suspension
  • Installation of ignition interlock device

Fourth DUI conviction

  • Felony conviction
  • 90 days in jail
  • $1,000 fine
  • 15-year license suspension
  • Installation of ignition interlock device

Breath test refusal penalties

  • 1-year driver's license suspension
  • Installation of ignition interlock device

Ask a Nebraska DUI Attorney About Your Options

A Nebraska DUI attorney may answer questions you might have about the state laws or your specific 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 Nebraska.

The Nebraska 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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