Is drinking and driving a crime in Minnesota?
It is not necessarily a crime to drink and drive in Minnesota. However, you may not legally drive if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) has exceeded the maximum percentage allowed under Minnesota law.
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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