Delaware bill increases penalties for repeat DUI offenders

    Two bills being considered by Delaware House committee todays would impact driving laws in the state. One would significantly increase penalties for repeat DUI offenders.

    Filed yesterday, the bill would create steeper sentences for DUI charges, beginning with a driver’s third offense. As Bill Cook reports for WHYY, HB 168 calls for six months in prison, 24-hour monitoring and intensive counseling. The penalties increase again after the seventh offense, which comes with five years in prison.

    Get the full details of the bill here.

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