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What Are The DUI Laws in Wichita?

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DUI Laws Listed By Offense

  • 1st DUI Offense – 2 days in jail or 100+ hours of community service and up to $1000 in fines/fees, suspended license for 30 days and restricted for up to 1 year
  • 2nd DUI Offense – 3 months in jail and up to $1500 in fines/fees, suspended driving for 1 year and a court ordered interlock device, and possible vehicle impoundment
  • 2rd DUI Offense – It’s a felony, 3 months to 1 year in prison and up to $2500 in fines/fees; interlock and possible impoundment of your car
  • DUI involving the death of someone – 3-14 years in prison
  • DUI involving a person under 14 years old – 1 extra month on top of of any sentence you have or get

You can read more details here.

Car accidents involving intoxicated people resulted in a 62% death rate in 2016. Driving under the influence is considered a serious endangerment to human life. See how a DUI can affect your life.

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Getting A Diversion For a DUI In Wichita

You can get a diversion for a DUI in Wichita if you have no previous alcohol related offenses, there was no accident or collision, you don’t have a commercial license and it’s within 60 days of the arrest.

The DUI diversion application fee is $25

The application is here: Wichita DUI Diversion Application

Details of the DUI Diversion Law are here.

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