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3rd Offense

Jail Time

  • Up to 11 months, 29 days.
  • Mandatory 120 days in jail.


  • $1,100 – $10,000 + $100 special assessment

License Revocation

  • 6 years; eligible for restricted license with ignition interlock device if all other qualifications are met.
  • Ignition interlock device must be installed and maintained for 365 consecutive days with no “lock ups” during the last 120 days before license can be reinstated.

Additional Consequences

  • Alcohol/Drug Assessment is required if previously convicted of DUI within 5 years. Must undergo treatment if appropriate.
  • The court may require completion of an in-patient alcohol rehabilitation program, with up to 28 days jail credit.
  • An automobile used in the commission of a second or subsequent offense of DUI is subject to seizure and Vehicle Forfeiture upon arrest by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

    Court may require:

  • “Transdermal monitoring” (ankle bracelet);
  • Electronic monitoring with random alcohol and/or drug testing;
  • GPS monitoring; or
  • Any other type of monitoring

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