Since 2002 it has been illegal in all 50 US states to drive with a BAC or
Blood Alcohol Content that is 0.08% or higher. The BAC level is
commonly measured using a Breathalyzer or Blood test.
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs are known by many
different terms such as DUI (driving under the influence), DWI (driving
while impaired or intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), DUII
(driving under the influence of intoxicants), OUIL (operating under the
influence of liquor), DWAI (driving while abilities are impaired), and
OMVI (operating a motor vehicle while impaired).
If arrested for a Drunk Driving Offense, you should call a DUI attorney
or lawyer immediately that specializes in drunk driving offenses. These
DUI attorneys don't come cheap, but since a dui/dwi can be
a criminal and/or a felony case that can come with jail time,community
service, house arrest, time consuming substance abuse classes,
probation, suspension of your drivers license and large fines if
convicted, it will be important to you to be properly represented. If you
cannot afford a attorney, make sure you are at least represented by a
In our guide to drunk driving laws and attorneys, you will learn about
what to do if you are ever pulled over while driving under the influence,
state by state laws and penalties for first, second, third and forth
offenders. Laws and penalties for out of state and out of country driving
while impaired offenses.
It is important to remember the drinking and driving is dangerous and
can be deadly. You should always plan ahead and avoid drinking and
driving at all cost. This guide should only be used a reference and you
should seek the advice of a qualified DUI attorney for the most up to
date laws and to have proper legal representation for defending
yourself in court on a driving under the influence offense.
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Learn on what will happen to your license if
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