What are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI?

  • Fines for a first offense DUI in New Jersey can be from $700-$800.
  • A DUI surcharge is a $1,000 fee each year for 3 years.
  • The amount of time you lose your license depends on the reading of your blood alcohol test.
  • You will also have to take a class and face higher insurance premiums.