California DUI Laws
California DUI Laws: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits and Implied Consent
|"Per Se" BAC Limit||0.08 Percent|
|Zero Tolerance (Underage) BAC Limit||0.02 Percent|
|Enhanced Penalty (Aggravated) BAC Limit||0.16 Percent|
| Implied Consent |
to Submit to BAC Test?
California DUI Laws: Select Penalties
| Minimum License Suspension or Revocation |
(1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)
|6 months, 2 years, up to 10 years|
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Both (education if under 21)|
| Vehicle Confiscation |
| Ignition Interlock Device |
|Yes (mandatory for 3rd offense)|
California DUI Resources
- California DUI Statutes: Offenses Involving Alcohol or Drugs (California Vehicle Code Sections 23152 - 23229.1)
- California DUI: General Information - Overview of California DUI laws and penalties (Ca. DMV).
- Ignition Interlock Devices - Information about IIDs and a list of providers (Ca. DMV).
- California DMV Offices - Directory of California DMV field offices, which handle the license reinstatement process (Ca. DMV).