I Just Got My First DUI

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Arraignment day almost coming up,

    I'm so nervous as what to do. 😰
    LivingLife93 LivingLife93
    22-25, M
    Sep 21, 2015

    I just recently got my first DUI this thursday

    and i feel like my life is in ruins. I am 22, a year left until i get my bachelors degree. I felt humiliated and disgusted in myself. I had everything going for me until i made the stupid decision to drink and drive, I blew a .09. Any advice you can give me? Im so new to this...
    romeros1 romeros1
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2014

    just got a citation for a DUI a couple of days

    ago. looking back on it if I wasn't so emotional after fighting with the guy I liked I wouldn't have even left his apartment in the first place. I settled for a blood test. got pulled over because I rolled a stop sign for 2 seconds. I was so fed up with life at that point that I...
    ladyskywalker ladyskywalker
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2015

    So as of Sunday evening (2 days ago) my life

    has been flipped completely upside down. Had a few beers with some friends and my wife and I got on our motorcycle which has turned out to be the worst decision of my life. Lost control a few miles down the road and took a spill. We both got banged up fairly bad, me with broken...
    totalloss44 totalloss44
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2014

    I have 2 dui's with the last one being 2002.

    Was wondering if anyone else does and they had to get the Baiid machine.
    cheeks14 cheeks14
    41-45, M
    Dec 27, 2013

    I just came upon this website today

    after searching for support groups. Long story short, I got arrested for a DUI exactly last month (1st time offense, no injuries, no felonies). I won't bore you with details of what happened, but I am very uncertain of what the outcome might be. I am scared that I will lose...
    Needhelppleasehelp Needhelppleasehelp
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2015

    So 2 days ago I was leaving the club with 3 of

    my friends. I had 1 drink and was the only person sober enough to drive long story short I was pulled over and that's when the nightmare started. The officer had me take the breathalyzer test and I got a 0.02. Which would have been okay if I was 21 but I'm only 20 (birthday in 4...
    yngwildfree yngwildfree
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Feb 12, 2015

    I'm beyond scared I don't know

    if I'm going to jail. I just got stop yesterday for a dui because I lost control of my car in the highway and I hit the front of my car. I'm so afraid with what's going to happen to me and my life. Yesterday I was beyond happy because I made a week as a intern for the upcoming...
    Goldcandle Goldcandle
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 11, 2014

    I was just found guilty of a felony DUI.

    BAC was a .089 and I had a minor under the age of 15 in the car. My atty suggested I go to trial because he knew he could get the same plea deal if I was found guilty anyways. Well now I'm freaked out. I live in AZ with my 3 children and I don't have any family to help as they...
    aneesa101802 aneesa101802
    31-35, F
    Aug 13, 2015

    Earlier tonight, I picked up my first DUI

    offense. I was driving down the freeway doing the speed limit forgetting I had alcohol in my system cause myself and a few friends were at the bar having a couple of drinks. I heard the siren and thought oh crap. I pulled over and I cooperated fully with the cops. I did the...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2014

    I live in PA and it says minimum mandatory jail

    72 hours I got the highest BOH due to smoking the day before and pot being in my system. I'm scared of going to jail and losing my job. back in November I worked as a mason so me my boss and a friend went out Friday night for a few drinks after a long work week. The problem is...
    HopelessBlah HopelessBlah
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2015

    My mom just got her first "possible dui" she

    didn't take any of the test to see if she was drunk nor the breathalizer. She's gonna plead quilty. What should I expect for her? we're all so scared and don't want her to go to jail. When she got pulled over she was not hurting anyone nor in a wreck.
    Moonlight111 Moonlight111
    18-21
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    Got my first Dui Friday night,

    first time I've ever been in trouble, I turned 21 last week and I'm scared to death, and terrified what is going to happen once I loose my license. I had drank earlier that day but quit drinking a few hours before leaving because my friend asked me to take him home, I know...
    Mistakexoxo Mistakexoxo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014

    I'm feeling beyond hopeless.

    For the last 6 months me and my ex of two years have been on and off. Finally we stopped talking a month ago and and it has very hard. To cope I got medication and told myself not drink as much. One night though I was feeling good and just had one too many got pulled over. I was...
    shadowlands85 shadowlands85
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    My BAC was .09. A hundredth of a point over!

    Never been in trouble, and I'm scared to death.
    nurse78 nurse78
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 22, 2014

    On November 14, 2014 I got my first DU

    and LAST dui I. I am 50 and I never even had a moving violation in my entire life. What an expensive and stupid way to end my streak of good luck. I was out drinking with friends and although I thought I was fine, I obviously had too much too drink. As I tell my story I...
    NotDefined176 NotDefined176
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 17, 2015

    Has anyone here had a DUI in Florida?

    I rarely drink and have had a clean record till now and I'm not sure what to expect. This has been a nightmare.
    musicmaker1962 musicmaker1962
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Mar 6, 2014
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