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For a first-time DWAI conviction: A driver convicted of a first-time DWAI in New York State, a violation, will face a mandatory 90-day suspension of their driver license, a jail sentence of up to 15 days, and a fine ranging from $300 to $500. These penalties are enhanced for every subsequent DWAI conviction.

For a first-time DWI conviction: A driver convicted of a first-time misdemeanor DWI in New York State will face a mandatory one-year suspension of their driver license, a jail sentence of up to one year, and a fine ranging from $500 to $1,000.

For a first-time Aggravated DWI conviction:
A driver convicted of a first-time misdemeanor Aggravated DWI in New York State will face the same penalties as a first-time DWI, but with longer suspensions of the driver’s license.

For Felony DWI: For a driver who is convicted of felony DWI in New York State, the penalties are a fine ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, a prison sentence of up to four years, and a minimum one year driver license revocation.
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