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Driving Under The Influence of Liquor (duil)

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Definition - What does Driving Under The Influence of Liquor (duil) mean?

DUIL or driving under the influence of liquor is a term that refers to drunken driving and is used in case law in a few states. Most states refer to drunken driving with the more common acronyms of DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated). It is illegal in every state to operate a motorized vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher.

Arrests for DUIL or DUI vary by state and may include fines, license suspensions, court-ordered evaluations, jail time, Ignition Interlock System installation, probation and potential community service. All states consider drunken driving to be a serious offense because it so often results in injury or death. Contact a DUIL attorney for more information about your DUIL case.

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