DWAI with no prior convictionsIn Colorado, this conviction carries at least two days and up to 180 days in jail. An offender will also receive a nine-month license suspension, 24 to 48 hours of community service and $200 to $500 in fines. Upon license reinstatement, the person must install an ignition interlock device for at least eight months at his or her own expense.
DUI with no prior convictionsThe mandatory minimum jail sentence for a first-time DUI conviction is five days. The person could receive up to one year in jail along with fines of $600 to $1,000 and 48 to 96 hours of community service. This crime carries the same license suspension penalties as a DWAI.
Second-time convictionsAll arrests with BAC above 0.05% and a prior conviction within five years result in:
- $600 to $1,500 in fines
- 10 days to one year in jail
- 48 to 120 hours of community service
- 12-month license suspension
- Two-to-five IID requirement