Underage consumption of alcohol is a serious issue, and alone, constitutes a crime. The crime becomes more serious when an underage person chooses to drink and drive. This article discusses Minnesota’s laws and penalties that apply to underage drinking and driving. (“Underage” refers to persons
Driving while impaired (DWI) (sometimes called “DUI”) is most often associated with driving under the influence of alcohol. But the law also prohibits “drugged driving”—that is, driving under the influence of drugs or hazardous substances.
Minnesota law prohibits operating or being in actual physical control of a motorboat while intoxicated by drugs or alcohol. Learn about how the offense is defined and the penalties you'll face for a conviction.