Will I Go To Jail If Convicted On A First DUI Charge?
Probably Not...Each case has its own unique evidence, and it is up to the judge to determine sentence based upon those unique set of facts. The maximum punishment for a first DUI in Idaho is up to one year in jail - although this is a possibility, it almost never happens. In most cases, if you are convicted of a first time DUI, you will usually be sentenced to probation, a drivers license suspension, fines/cost, alcohol education, and some sort term of jail - 5-10 days is not uncommon. Typically this jail time can be served through community service or SILD (picking up trash on the side of the road in an orange vest).
For more information on DUI charges and potential penalties see: Idaho DUIs.