What constitutes a DUI in Rhode Island?
According to Rhode Island law, whoever drives or otherwise operates any vehicle in the state while under the influence of any intoxicating liquor, drugs, toluene, or any controlled substance will be charged with DUI. Additionally, you will automatically be charged with a DUI if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is 0.08 or greater.
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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