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.
The third offense DUI in Nebraska leads to harsh administrative and criminal penalties. Keep in mind that Nebraska overhauled it's DUI laws in 2012 and extended the lookback period (the time during which prior convictions count) from 12 to 15 years. The state also created a new offense for driving drunk with a child in the vehicle.
Sobriety checkpoints are legal in Nebraska (383 N.W.2d 461 (Neb.1986). Checkpoints may be allowed if proper standards are followed). These checkpoints (also referred to as "mobile checkpoints" or "roadblocks") are police traffic stops that are not tied to any specific or individual suspicions.