New Jersey DUI Laws
New Jersey DUI Laws
New Jersey Drunk and Drugged Driving Laws and Penalties
New Jersey prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence or with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or greater. Also, a vehicle owner can get a DWI conviction for permitting an intoxicated person to operate the owner’s vehicle.
First-Offense DWI/DUI in New Jersey
In New Jersey, you can be convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI)—lots of people use the terms DWI and DUI interchangeably—if you operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or more. Read about the penalties for a first DWI in New Jersey
Second Offense DWI/DUI in New Jersey
Read about New Jersey's DWI laws and the penalties you'll face for a second DWI conviction.
Third-Offense DWI in New Jersey
In New Jersey, a conviction for driving while under the influence (DWI) always remains on your driving record. There is no way to remove or expunge a DWI conviction, and a DWI conviction doesn’t expire after any set amount of time.
New Jersey’s Implied Consent Laws and Refusing Alcohol Testing
In New Jersey, if you get pulled over for a DWI and the officer asks you to take a breath test, do you have to take one? What happens if you refuse?
New Jersey Drugged Driving Laws
What is considered drugged driving in New Jersey and what are the penalties if you are convicted?
New Jersey's Underage DWI Laws
New Jersey prohibits vehicle operation by any underage person with alcohol in his or her system. A BAC of .01% or more is enough for a conviction.
New Jersey’s Open Container Laws, Penalties, and Consequences
New Jersey's open container laws prohibit anyone possessing an open container of alcohol in a vehicle. Read about the specifics, including the penalties for an open container ticket.
New Jersey's Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Laws and Penalties
New Jersey law prohibits operating a vessel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The term “vessel” includes vessels that are “temporarily or permanently equipped with machinery for propulsion” or 12 feet or greater in length.
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