Richmond, VA asked in DUI / DWI for Virginia

Q: what is the penalty for first time 18.2-266. Inside car @ wawa to get water and composure; passed out. 911 call to er.

treated and discharged from er. Unable to sign Virginia Uniform Summons.

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Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: If you’re convicted of a DWI in Virginia your license to drive must be suspended for 12 months. TheCourt is allowed to grant you a restricted driving license with interlock for a certain period of time. Additionally you’re facing up to a $2500 fine and up to one year in jail. Depending what your BAC was there could be a potential for mandatory jail time.

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