Zero Tolerance Law
What your teen should know:
- It is illegal to use a fake ID to purchase alcohol.
- The maximum blood alcohol content (BAC) allowed is 0.01%.
- If you drive with a BAC
level above 0.01%, you will lose your license.
- DUI convictions
stay on a driver's record for 13 years and will affect your car
insurance premiums and employment for that entire period.
- If you drive a motor vehicle with 0.05% or more of alcohol in your
system, you can be prosecuted in court and your driver's license
may be suspended or delayed until you are 21.
- You can suffer a one-year license suspension, even if no driving was
involved in a drug- or alcohol-related offense.
- If you refuse to take a BAC
test when asked by the police, your license will be suspended for one
or more years.
- A license may be refused to you if you have a history of alcohol or
drug abuse or have used a license illegally.