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> There’s a third violation, refusing a blood or breathalyzer test, that results in immediate suspension of the license, but it’s not a felony.

In some states, it is an additional felony.




In most Australian states, refusing the breath test without a valid doctor's certificate or attempting to avoid the test area and getting pulled over on a side street will result in far higher penalties - including jail time. The fine can be up to $4000 to $6000 - far higher than if you were just DUI.




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