People celebrate Halloween in many different ways. Sometimes, these activities can involve alcohol. While everyone has the right to celebrate holidays this way, they do not have the right to operate a vehicle while under the influence. Drivers who do so in the state of New Jersey can face serious consequences as a result of their actions. Continue reading below to learn more about these consequences and contact an experienced New Jersey DWI defense attorney if you were charged with a DWI over the Halloween weekend.
If you were found driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over the legal limit of 0.08% but under 0.10%, you can receive a DWI charge. If this was your first time, you can face the following consequences:
It is important to note that drivers who have a BAC between .10% and .15% for their first offense can face a license suspension until they install an interlock device.
If you were pulled over by law enforcement with a BAC of 0.08% or more and it is your second DWI offense, you can face the following consequences?
If you receive a third DWI charge within 10 years of your first charge, you can face the following consequences:
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