ANSWER: There are three types of DUI: DUI, Extreme DUI, and Aggravated DUI. A DUI is categorized as extreme if the driver’s BAC was 0.15% or higher. The minimum penalties for an Extreme DUI are much higher than a normal DUI- for example, the base fine for a normal DUI is $1,250 while the base fine for an Extreme DUI is $2,500.
There are four situations in which you can be charged with Aggravated DUI: (1) You are arrested for DUI while driving on a suspended, revoked, etc. license; (2) There is someone under the age of 15 in the vehicle with you; (3) it is your 3rd DUI in 84 months; and (4) if you refuse to submit to blood testing while driving with an interlock device. The penalties for an Aggravated DUI are even stricter than those for an Extreme DUI.