Rhode Island OUI’ Law, Lawyers, Penalty and Fines
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UPDATED: Jul 16, 2021
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An OUI charge is a serious matter. Whether it’s your first offense or your third offense, you need information and help and you need them fast. Here is your one-stop source for Rhode Island OUI lawyers, Rhode Island OUI laws, and what a Rhode Island OUI attorney can do for you.
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Rhode Island OUI Convictions:
Jail: Up to 1 year in jail OR 10 to 60 hours of community service.
Fine: Range from $100 to $1,000.
License Revocation: Range from 30 days to 18 months.
Jail: 10 days in jail, up to 1 year.
Fine: Range from $400 to $1,500.
License Revocation: 1 to 2 years. After revocation, ignition interlock device must be installed for 1 to 2 years.
Jail: 1 to 5 years in jail. Classified as a felony.
Fine: Range from $400 to $5,500.
License Revocation: 2 to 3 years. After revocation, an ignition interlock device must be installed for 2 years.
Rhode Island BAC Per Se: 0.08%
High BAC: 0.15%
BAC Zero Tolerance: 0.02%
Commercial Driver BAC While Operating a Commercial Vehicle: 0.04%
Rhode Island Implied Consent Law/Test Refusal Consequences: Yes. Refusal to take an alcohol test can result in license suspension, fines, community service, educational courses or other punitive measures.