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Drunk Driving Laws in Effect

Drunk Driving Laws in Effect

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More stringent drunk driving penalties will go into effect starting tomorrow.

A new law will require jail time or community service for first-time D-U-I offenders with a blood alcohol level of point one-six.

Twice the legal limit.

A second arrest for driving under the influence would result in a minimum of 10 days in jail.

With the new laws in place any drunk driving accident causing the death of another person could face up to 20 years in prison.

25 people have been killed this year as a result of alcohol related crashes in the state.

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