DUI refers to driving under the influence, while DWI refers to driving while intoxicated. Although they have different names, both DUI and DWI convictions carry very serious consequences.
In this video, you will learn more about the basics of DUI law. While the laws vary from state to state, all states maintain that it is illegal for a driver to operate a vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs, including illegal drugs, prescription medications, and over-the-counter medications such as antihistamines. Additionally, the legal BAC limit in all states is 0.08 percent. Watch this video for more information on what happens during a suspected DUI stop.
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