DUI in West Virginia
Despite increased publicity in recent years regarding the hazards of intoxicated driving, individuals driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol continues to be a problem across the United States. When someone drives under the influence, he or she minimizes the ability think clearly and avoid a devastating accident.
Driving under the influence, or DUI, has no place on our roads. If you or someone you know has been in an accident involving an intoxicated driver and would like more information on how to make a case, contact the Clarksburg car accident lawyers at the Law Office of David W. Frame today at 800-352-9460.
West Virginia Law
The state of West Virginia has made it clear that a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of .08% or higher will not be tolerated on the road. Any person who drives with a .08% or higher BAC level is considered impaired on the road. Impairment means that he or she no longer has the ability to control his or her actions or make sound judgments.
Commercial drivers cannot be found with a .04% or higher BAC level and drivers under 21 years of age cannot be found with a .02% BAC level or higher in the state of West Virginia.
When drivers operate a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they put themselves and other drivers at risk. If you or someone you know needs legal assistance with a car accident caused by an intoxicated driver, contact Clarksburg car accident lawyer David W. Frame today at 800-352-9460.