The next time you reach for a drink, think about how much a DUI conviction could cost you.
A recent a study conducted by the Automobile Club of Southern California put a huge price tag on basic first-time DUIs in that state. According to the study, a DUI can cost up to $15,649 in California, reports the Los Angeles Times.
And those numbers don't even take into account other associated DUI costs.
How can a DUI can cost you? Let us count the ways: