This sentencing guide is designed to assist judges and prosecutors in reducing recidivism among people convicted of drinking and driving offenses. Today's driving under the influence (DUI) arrestee is often a repeat offender and resistant to deterrence. This guide provides information for judges and prosecutors in matching offenders to the most effective combinations of sanctions and treatment to protect the public from drinking drivers. The information in this guide reflects published results of ongoing research in this field and is presented in the following eight sections: (I) Introduction; (II) Sentencing; (III) Specific Sanctions and Remedies; (IV) Rehabilitation Options for Offenders Sentenced to Treatment; (V) Compliance and Reporting; (VI) Sentencing Support and Research Needs; (VII) Conclusion; and (VIII) References.


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 26 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723774
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-808 365
  • Files: HSL, NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 5 1996 12:00AM