What is the legal drinking limit for drivers in Massachusetts?
The blood alcohol limit in Massachusetts is a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08 or above, unless you are under the age of 21. If you are under the age of 21 and your BAC is 0.02 or higher then you are legally intoxicated.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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