First Time Misdemeanor:

Extreme DWI – (.15% and above BAC)

  • First offense mandatory minimum 30 days incarceration and no days can be suspended* (this means you must complete all 30 days in jail – day for day)
  • Pay a $2500.00 fine
  • Must attend alcohol classes
  • One (1) year of an IID being connected to your steering wheel after all license suspensions are finished (at a cost of $1500)*#.
  • Once you start your vehicle, you must then continue to breathe into the device every 15 minutes to keep your car’s ignition on!

Lastly, a judge may require a person convicted of Extreme DWI to abstain from alcohol for a period of thirty days or more by requiring them to wear a continuous alcohol monitoring device on their ankle, or blowing twice daily into a telephonic breath testing device.

The court, in its discretion, may also prolong this period of continuous alcohol monitoring.

Click the link for more information on a First Offense Regular DUI in Arizona.

Super Extreme DWI – (.20% and above BAC)

First offense mandatory minimum 45 days incarceration and no days can be suspended*. This means you must serve all 45 days in jail-day-for-day!

You will also receive a $2750.00 fine

Must attend alcohol classes (presumably at least 36)

Eighteen (18) months of an IID being connected to your steering wheel after all suspensions are finished at a cost of over $2000.00.

Lastly, the judge can require you to abstain from alcohol for a period of ninety (90) days or more and require you to wear a continuous alcohol monitoring device on your ankle, or blow into a telephonic breath testing device twice a day.

Second Time Misdemeanor:

Extreme DWI – (.15% and above BAC with a prior DUI conviction within seven (7) years from this offense):

  • Mandatory minimum one hundred and twenty (120) days incarceration and no days can be suspended
  • Penalty of approximately $3250.00 fine
  • Must attend alcohol classes
  • 30 hours of community service
  • One (1) year of license revocation
  • Eighteen (18) months of a mandatory IID being connected to your steering wheel after all suspensions finished at a cost of $2000.00.

Super Extreme DWI – (.20% and above BAC with any prior DUI conviction within seven (7) years from this offense):

  • Mandatory minimum one-hundred eighty (180) days incarceration and no days can be suspended
  • Penalty of approximately $3750.00
  • Alcohol classes (at least 36 hours)
  • One (1) year of license revocation
  • 30 hours of community service
  • Two (2) years of an IID connected to your steering wheel after all suspensions are finished at a cost of $3000.00.

Do you have an Extreme or Super Extreme DUI in Arizona? Was your Blood Alcohol Content(BAC) a 0.15% or higher?

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