Written by attorney Grover Christopher Collins

DUI Costs in Tennessee

DUI Costs

DUI Costs in Nashville, Tn

The DUI costs in Nashville can easily top $1000. The majority of the costs come from fines and court fees. There are numerous associated costs that come from probation, DUI school and other court fees. Below I will breakdown the DUI costs for a DUI pled in General Sessions in Davidson County, Tn.

DUI Costs Breakdown:

Item Charged 48 hour Jail Fee


Each Additional Day in Jail

$ 44.00

Breath Test Refusal

$ 17.50







Reckless Driving


12 month probation fee


6 month probation fee


Monthly probation Fee


Pre-trial release


Public Service work fee


Alcohol Safety School


Restricted License Fee


*This DUI Costs chart does not include the associated SR-22 costs. Sr-22 is a special type of insurance premium you will have to pay upon obtaining your restricted license.

As you can see, DUI can be very pricey after a resolution has been agreed upon. If you have been charged with a DUI in Nashville contact me today

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