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What are the penalties for a first offense DWI in New Jersey?

  • The penalties for a first DWI in New Jersey depend on the breathalyzer reading involved.
  • If there is a breathalyzer reading of .08 or below, the penalty is a three-month loss of license and other fines and penalties.
  • If the reading is .08 or above or if the offense involves drugs, the penalty is a seven month to one-year loss of license and other fines and penalties.