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Motorcycle DUI Penalties

Mar 16, 2018

Motorcyclist who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs put the lives of other motorists at risk, including their own. Under no circumstance should anyone operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Since motorcyclists are already at an increased risk of injuries or fatalities, when you factor in alcohol or drugs, it can result in serious repercussions. If a motorcyclist has been convicted of a DUI, he or she will be held responsible in a motorcycle accident.

As a motorcyclist, there is so much to worry about while on the road as it is and adding alcohol or drugs to the mix will only increase the chances of a motorcycle accident. Unfortunately, many people do not consider how serious a DUI offense is and the lives it can potentially cost innocent people on the road.

The following information determines whether or not you will be convicted of a DUI:
– If you are over 21 years of age and your blood alcohol content is 0.08% or higher
– If you are operating a commercial vehicle and your blood alcohol content is 0.04% or higher
– If you or under 21 years of age and your blood alcohol content is 0.01% or higher

At West Coast Trial Lawyers, we represent the innocent victims of motorcycle accidents. If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident due to the fault of a negligent driver or a suspected DUI driver, you need to contact an experienced motorcycle personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

Our team of motorcycle injury lawyers will help you obtain the legal representation you deserve for your loss as well as personal injury compensation.

Contact us today for a free, no obligation consultation at (888) 888-9285 or visit our website

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