Q: How many times can you get a DUI in Kentucky before you lose your license?
A: None. First offense, 30-120 loss. Second offense 1 year to 18 months, Third Offense, 2-3 year loss, Fourth or subsequent, 5 year loss.
A: DUI are enhanceable offenses in Kentucky, meaning that the penalty increases with each subsequent offense. For 1st Offense 30 days - 120 days. For 2nd offense 12 months -18 months. For 3rd offense 24 months-36 months. For 4th and subsequent 60 months. See KRS 189A.070 as amended in 2016.
Do you mean permanently? The Transportation Cabinet can move to revoke your driving privileges permanently under KRS 186.570. You would be entitled to a hearing to put on your defense, of course, and in my experience that provision is fairly rarely exercised.
For example if it determines that "a person is a habitually reckless or negligent driver of a motor vehicle or has committed a serious violation of the motor vehicle laws." 186.570(d).
Hope this answers your question better.
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