Driving While Intoxicated

There are several charges relating to the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. The severity of the charge depends on the degree and nature of intoxication, and whether there is a particular earlier conviction.

Operating a motor vehicle while the ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol.

Operating a motor vehicle while:

  • Having a blood alcohol content of .08 or more,
  • In an intoxicated condition,
  • The ability to do so is impaired by the use of a drug,
  • The ability to do so is impaired by the combined influence of alcohol and any drug, or
  • The ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol after having been convicted of two or more times of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs within the past 10 years.

Operating a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol content of .18 or more.

Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and/or the ability to do so is impaired by the use of a drug after having been convicted of an alcohol-related driving conviction within the past 10 years.

Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and/or the ability to do so is impaired by the use of a drug after having been convicted of an alcohol-related driving conviction twice within the past 10 years.

 
 

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