TN DUI penalties will differ in each case, depending on particular facts and circumstances. Additional penalties exist, and therefore the information on this web page should not be relied upon without individual consultation with a well-qualified DUI attorney in Tennessee.
Fourth Offense DUI TN Penalties – Sentence is one to six years (Class E felony)
|Jail Time||Mandatory minimum 150 days to 6 years|
|Probationary Period||1-6 years less the time spent in jail|
|Fine||$3,000 – $15,000|
|DUI Assessment||Mandatory alcohol and drug addiction assessment and fee of $100.00 for each conviction|
|DUI School/Alcohol Rehabilitation||DUI School required to regain driver’s license; Mandatory participation in a rehabilitation program|
|Volunteer Community Work||May be ordered by the court|
|License Revocation||8 years; eligible for a restricted license with an ignition interlock device Ignition Interlock Device: Mandatory|
|Ignition Interlock Device||Mandatory with license reinstatement if prior DUI in last 5 years|
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