Generally, when someone is arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), administrative (license-related) penalties are imposed. If the defendant is later convicted of DUI in court, there are criminal penalties in addition to the administrative penalties already imposed.
Potential penalties for a second DUI in Nebraska (within 15 years) include imprisonment, fines, community service requirements, as well as installation of an ignition interlock device or other alcohol monitoring device. Read about the penalties for a second conviction.
Generally, there are administrative (license-related) consequences following a DUI arrest. The criminal penalties imposed for a third DUI depend on the defendant’s BAC and whether probation or a suspended sentence is granted.
With a few exceptions, consumption and possession of alcohol by a person under 21 years of age is illegal in Nebraska. A person under the age of 21 who operates a vehicle while intoxicated can be charged with DUI, as well as other crimes and violations.