Minnesota DWI Laws
Minnesota DWI Laws: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits and Implied Consent
|"Per Se" BAC Limit||0.08 Percent|
|Zero Tolerance (Underage) BAC Limit||0.00 Percent|
|Enhanced Penalty (Aggravated) BAC Limit||0.16|
|Implied Consent to Submit to BAC Test?||Yes|
Minnesota DWI Laws: Select Penalties
|Minimum License Suspension or Revocation (1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)||90 days (30 for guilty plea)/ 180 days / 1 year minimum|
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Yes|
|Vehicle Confiscation Possible?||Yes|
|Ignition Interlock Device Possible?||Yes|
Minnesota DWI Resources:
- Minnesota DWI Statute: Driving While Impaired (Mn. Stat. 169A.20); DWI Ignition Interlock (Mn. Stat. 171.306); DWI Penalties (Mn. Stat. 169A.54).
- Overview of Minnesota's DWI Laws [PDF] Detailed breakdown of Minnesota's DWI offenses, penalties and process (Minnesota House of Representatives).
- Minnesota DWI EZGuide [PDF] - Handy pamphlet summarizing Minnesota's DWI laws, including BAC test refusal penalties (Minn. Dept. Public Safety).