Every state in the U.S. determines that a person driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at 0.08 percent or higher is a crime. Each state also has ignition interlock laws. Specifics to other state DUI laws, and to whether or not they conduct DUI checkpoints, are in the below tables.

Drunk Driving Laws Table

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) provides a table, including links to each state, that further defines license suspensions for first offenses, additional vehicle and license plate sanctions, open container laws and more. To review this table, click .

Sobriety Checkpoint Laws Table

Not all states conduct sobriety checkpoints, also called DUI checkpoints. The GHSA outlines which states conduct sobriety checkpoints, how often and if how they are legally upheld (or not). To review this table, click .


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Shaun Kaufman has 30 years of in-court experience, with hundreds of hours spent defending numerous high-profile cases including homicide, white-collar theft and RICO offenses. Specialties: Criminal defense, personal injury, business litigation, DUI.

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