Driving under the influence is a dangerous thing and you pay a heavy price for it. The costs are often higher if you are repeating the offence and also if the blood alcohol content is more than 0.15%. Charges in DUI generally involve a host of issues like bail costs, paying for towing the vehicle, legal fees and charges levied for reinstatement of license, besides the mandatory education program that has to be undergone soon after the conviction. The average cost of a DUI fine is about $10,000. Interestingly, you have to pay the fine for committing the offence, even if you do not hurt anybody or hit anything during the process.