The average cost of a DUI conviction in the United States is $9,101, but that number could reach as high as $20,000 in some states. That’s a lot of dough! Factors that can contribute to this cost include fines, attorney fees, court costs, bail, required substance abuse classes/counseling, car towing/impounding, incarceration, higher auto insurance premiums, SR22 insurance, temporary loss of income, alternate transportation costs form not being able to drive a car, restitution fund, DMV reissue fee, ignition interlock drive, monitoring fees, periodic blood testing, classified as a high risk driver and potential loss of job.
to show you why hailing a cab is the smartest move you can make for your finances in addition to your safety, here’s what that amount of money can look like
UBER X TRIP
from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco to Times Square in New York City AND Back. THEN using that same Uber X for a drive to the Vegas strip and back to San Francisco