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Underage Drinking & Driving

Westchester County Underage DWI Attorneys

New York State has a “Zero Tolerance Law” for underage drinkers who are found to have consumed alcohol and are operating a motor vehicle. If you are under the age of 21 and you have a Blood Alcohol Concentration (“BAC”) of between 0.02% and 0.07%, then the Zero Tolerance Law applies to you. Penalties are as follows:

BAC BETWEEN 0.02% and 0.07%

  • Traffic offense - driving after having consumed alcohol
  • DMV Administrative Hearing
  • $125 in fines
  • 6 months suspension of license - minimum

BAC BETWEEN 0.05% and 0.07%

  • Optional charge of DWAI
  • Appear in criminal court/same penalties as driver over the age of 21

BAC OF 0.07%

  • Charge of DWAI
  • Appear in criminal court/same penalties as driver over the age of 21

BAC of 0.08% or higher

  • Charge of DWI
  • Appear in criminal court/same penalties as driver over the age of 21

If you or a loved one is under the age of 21 and has been charged with any of the above DWI/DWAI offenses, Riebling & Payton, PLLC can provide you with the legal representation you deserve. Our founding attorney spent several years practicing as a criminal prosecutor for New York City, giving our firm an edge when formulating a client’s defense strategy.

Call (914) 712-6878 today for a free consultation with an experienced Westchester County underage DWI lawyer.

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