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Nebraska Drunk Driving Law

Highlights of Nebraska's DUI Law


Updated September 30, 2012

Here are highlights from Nebraska law on driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (R.R.S. Nebr. 60-6, 196). Click on the links for further explanation of the legal terms associated with drunk driving in Nebraska.

'Per Se' BAC Level: .08

Zero Tolerance BAC Level: .02

Enhanced Penalty BAC Level: .15

Implied Consent Law: Yes

License Suspension 1st Offense: 90 days

License Suspension 2nd Offense: 1 year

License Suspension 3rd Offense: 1 year

Mandatory Jail Time after 2nd offense: Yes

Mandatory Alcohol Education: No

Mandatory Assessment/Treatment: No

Possible Ignition Interlock: Yes

Possible Vehicle Confiscation: No

Hardship License while license suspended: After 30 days

Open Container Law: For driver and passsenger

These are highlights of the main provisions of Nebraska law pertaining to drunk driving. Other factors can increase the penalties for drunk driving, such as if an injury or death occurred, or if a child was endangered.

If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Nebraska, contact an attorney in your area to determine you rights and responsibilities.

Source: R.R.S. Nebr. 60-6, 196

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