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DWI lawyer Columbus Ohio

What if I’m Charged With a DUI in Another State?

The name of the charge varies, but each state enforces a law that is equivalent to Ohio’s prohibition on operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI). The legal limits for blood alcohol concentration are identical — .08 for adults older than 21; .04 for commercial truck and bus drivers — no matter where you travel in the United States. Penalties vary, as do provisions regarding boating while impaired, having a very high BAC, driving under the influence of alcohol while younger than 21, and driving while under the influence of drugs. Continue reading