Joseph J. Colarusso, Attorney at Law
For A Free Consultation Call
866-734-6937
Stamford, CT 203-977-2415
White Plains, NY 914-946-2777

What is the legal limit in Connecticut?

When someone is charged with drunk driving, their life may never be the same. If they are convicted, they may face harsh penalties including jail time, costly fines and license revocation. Furthermore, they may experience a social stigma, lose their job or struggle to find work after being convicted of driving under the influence. As a result, it is critical for people in Stamford, and throughout the entire state of Connecticut, to understand the legal limit and make sure they avoid driving while intoxicated. Furthermore, if you think that you may have been wrongfully charged with DUI, taking the right steps forward is essential.

On the Connecticut Department of Transportation's website, an overview of drunk driving is provided, including information regarding the legal limit. According to the Department, an adult who is age 21 or older is considered to be over the legal limit if their BAC level is .08 or greater. However, it is very important to be aware of Connecticut's laws regarding underage drunk driving. For drivers under the age of 21, anyone who is found to have a BAC level of .02 or greater is considered to be over the legal limit. An underage DUI conviction can have serious consequences for young drivers and everyone who gets behind the wheel should realize that in Connecticut, drunk driving charges can be prosecuted even when there is no direct evidence of an individual's BAC level.

The material presented in this post was written for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For a Response

Contact Us For Legal Help

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Stamford Office
1234 Summer Street Suite 409
Stamford, CT 06905

Toll Free: 866-734-6937
Phone: 203-977-2415
Fax: 203-325-3066
Stamford Law Office Map

Stamford Office

White Plains Office
245 Main Street Fourth Floor
White Plains, NY 10601

Toll Free: 866-734-6937
Phone: 914-946-2777
Fax: 203-325-3066
White Plains Law Office Map

White Plains Office