Driving under the influence is illegal in all 50 states. And
the consequences of even a first DUI are serious. Below you’ll find information
about first-offense DUIs, including the costs and state-specific penalties.
For most DUI and DWI convictions—even a first misdemeanor drunk driving offense—jail time is a possibility. But the likelihood of receiving a jail sentence for driving under the influence generally depends on the circumstances of your case