Vermont DUI Laws

DUI charges have you concerned? A Vermont DUI attorney may be able to help!


Vermont DUI law includes fines, suspended license statutes and alcohol education requirements. Even if this is your first arrest for DUI in Vermont, the consequences of a conviction could impact the rest of your life. That's why many people turn to DUI attorneys to help fight their charges

A Vermont DUI attorney can answer questions you have about local DUI laws and how they may impact your case. Fully understanding your DUI case will allow you to make sound decisions. Don't delay! The choices you make could impact your case. Get the information you need early in the process.

To speak with a DUI attorney near you, simply fill out the FREE DUI case evaluation form on this page or call, toll free, 877-349-1311.

The penalties for DUI in Vermont are tough, even if this is your first DUI charge. Refusing a breath test in Vermont could mean that you lose your driver's license for six months.

Vermont DUI Penalties

First DUI Conviction

  • Minimum 90-day suspended license
  • Maximum $750 in fines
  • Maximum two years in jail
  • Completion of alcohol and driving education courses

Second DUI Conviction

  • 18-month suspended license
  • Maximum $1,500 in fines
  • Maximum two years in jail
  • Minimum 200 hours community service
  • Completion of alcohol and driving education courses

Third DUI Conviction

  • Permanent driver's license revocation
  • Maximum $2,500 fine
  • Maximum five years in jail
  • Minimum 400 hours community service
  • Completion of alcohol and driving education courses

Penalties for Breath Test Refusal

  • Minimum 6-month driver's license suspension

Ask a Vermont Attorney about your DUI case

A local DUI attorney could answer any questions you might have about the laws in Vermont or your specific DUI case. To speak with a DUI lawyer near you today, fill out the free DUI 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 Vermont.

The Vermont 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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