Felony DUI

Driving under the influence is USUALLY a gross misdemeanor. However, pursuant to RCW 46.61.502 it can be considered a class C felony (with a maximum sentence of eight years in prison) if:

  1. You have four or more prior offenses within ten years; OR
  2. You have been previously convicted of:
    1. Vehicular homicide while under the influence;
    2. Vehicular assault while under the influence; OR
    3. An out of state offense comparable to vehicular homicide or vehicular assault