New York

Code Section
Veh. & Traf. 1192, 1193 et seq.; 1192-a

BAC Legal Limit
.08% BAC; commercial motor vehicle drivers: .04%; under age 21:.02%

Rehabilitation Required?
Court may require attendance at single session of “victims impact program”

Driver’s License Suspension?
1st: 90 days; 2nd within 5yrs.: 6 mos.; 3rd within 10 yrs: 6 mos.

Other Penalties
1st: $300-500 and/or up to 15 days jail; 2nd within 5 yrs.: $500-750 and/or 30 days jail; 3rd or more within 10 yrs.: misdemeanor, $750-1500 fine, and/or up to 180 days jail


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