Nebraska has both administrative and criminal penalties for DUI offenders, including license revocation and an interlock requirement for some offenders. When determining the penalties, the court considers the offender’s Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) at the time of the offense, if they have a prior offense on record, and if probation was granted. Some offenders may be able to get back on the road during their license revocation period if they install an ignition interlock device approved by the state
When an offender has their license suspended or revoked, they may be able to get some driving privileges back by installing an interlock device from an approved provider in their vehicle. This guide will go over the process for interlocks in Nebraska.
In Nebraska, penalties may increase if there are previous offenses on the driver’s record, or if there were specific circumstances of the incident, like exceptionally high blood alcohol content.
If the drunk driving incident involved another crime, or caused property damage or injury, penalties may increase.
There are still consequences for refusing to take a blood alcohol content test in Nebraska, and they are similar to those for a conviction. If a suspect refuses to test, they will have their license revoked for 180 days. This revocation could increase to 15 years if the offender has prior offenses.
Nebraska allows some offenders to get back on the road during their license revocation period, if they meet the following criteria:
The court may require other criteria depending on the offense specifics.
AADS has many locations throughout the United States, and is an approved installer in Nebraska. Our devices are easy to use and feature bilingual prompts. When you are ready to install, we can help you find a provider near you.
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This is determined by the court, using statute as guidance. However, the court may increase the term depending on the event specifics.
Offenders are responsible for covering the cost of the device, including installation. Typically, ignition interlock prices are between $70 and $120 to install, and between $70 and $125 for a monthly lease. The price may vary depending on your vehicle type and interlock provider.
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