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What is considered driving while intoxicated?

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Drunk driving is referred to as Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the state of Kansas and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in the state of Missouri. Other states might use the term Operating Under the Influence (OUI).

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What is the legal limit for alcohol in Missouri?

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It is illegal to drive in the state of Missouri with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above. The limit is lower for commercial drivers and drivers under the age of 21.

Q:

What is the legal limit for Kansas?

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It is illegal to drive in the state of Kansas with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above. The limit is lower for commercial drivers and drivers under the age of 21.

Q:

How Many Drinks is That?

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It is important to know that there is no easy way to measure how much alcohol will affect your BAC or ability to drive. Factors such as medications, the food you ate that evening, and other unknown factors can affect your body’s ability to process alcohol in unpredictable ways.

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What Are the Penalties for a DUI in Kansas or DWI in Missouri?

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The penalties for DUIs and DWIs are harsh. You can expect a license suspension, hefty fines and penalties, and possibly jail time. If you have been charged with a DUI in Kansas or a DWI in Missouri, please do not hesitate to contact me today.