Penalties for Operating While Intoxicated
Kentucky law establishes the following penalties:
- Those convicted of boating while intoxicated or under the influence of any substance which impairs his or her driving ability will be subject to a fine of $200 to $250 upon a first conviction.
- Upon a second conviction, the person will be subject to a fine of $350 to $500.
- Upon a third or subsequent conviction, a person will be subject to a fine of $600 to $1,000, or imprisonment for at least 30 days, or both a fine and jail time.