Driving under the influence is not only a dangerous and risky act to participate in but it has severe consequences, especially in the state of California, which as a zero tolerance policy for those underage. If you are above the legal drinking age in California, you will be arrested for a DUI when you have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher.
However, if you are under the age of 21, your BAC only has to be at 0.01%. California has two major laws concerning underage drinking and driving. The first pertains to a blood alcohol content of 0.01% and higher and the second pertains to a blood alcohol content of 0.05% or higher. If you are under 21 yrs of age and are arrested for drinking and driving, you can be violating more than one law. Contact an experienced Sacramento DUI lawyer for help. Continue reading “UNDERAGE DUI”