You are legally intoxicated if your BAC is .08 or above. If you are under 21 years of age, you are legally intoxicated at a .02 BAC or higher.
Connecticut has enacted strong new measures to combat impaired driving. Stiff penalties, including mandatory sentencing and strict enforcement of our laws send a clear message:
In Connecticut, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is a criminal offense. This offense may be prosecuted with or without any direct evidence of a person's BAC. The determining factor is whether a person's ability to drive has been impaired.If You are Arrested for DUI:
Have you been arrested for DUI/DWI? (also known as driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol) In Connecticut, first-time offenders may be sentenced to pay a fine and serve at least 48 hours in jail. (called a minimum mandatory sentence) Each case is different and Attorney Wagman has years of experience with DUI/DWI cases to help ensure that your rights are protected throughout your case.