BAC Limits in New Jersey
Summer has finally left us for the year, but whether you are partying on the Jersey Shore or kayaking along the Delaware River, it is important to safely enjoy these last few weeks of unseasonable warmth. If you decide to drink alcohol during your excursions across New Jersey, bear in mind that there are significant consequences to be faced if you are caught driving after drinking. The state of New Jersey has strict criteria regarding driving under the influence (DUI), and the repercussions of a DUI charge are no laughing matter. In the video below, New Jersey DUI attorney Carl Spector discusses the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream, also known as blood alcohol content (BAC), that must be present for a driver to be prosecuted for DUI. To learn more about the BAC limits in New Jersey, contact our office to arrange a free confidential consultation.
The BAC limits in New Jersey are based on the national standard of .08, and a lot of people think that if they blow .07 or less, they cannot be prosecuted. This is simply not true. It is important to communicate to your attorney what your blood alcohol level was at the time of your arrest. There are enhancements if your BAC level was .15 or more.
As a former New Jersey Municipal Prosecutor and a former New York City Prosecutor New Jersey DUI Lawyer Carl Spector has unique experiences that few other New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys can claim because he has viewed cases from both sides of the fence. And because of this experience, your chances of receiving a positive outcome can be greatly enhanced.