Mississippi DUI Laws
Mississippi 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||None|
|Implied Consent to Submit to BAC Test?||Yes|
Mississippi DUI Laws: Select Penalties
|Minimum License Suspension or Revocation (1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)||90 days minimum (30 days for hardship exception) / 2 years (reduction possible) / 5 years (reduction possible)|
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Yes|
|Vehicle Confiscation Possible?||Yes|
|Ignition Interlock Device Possible?||Yes (discretionary for first offenders; mandatory for repeat offenders)|
Mississippi DUI Resources:
- Mississippi DUI Statute: Operating under the Influence (Miss. Code 63-11-30); OUI Impoundment and Ignition Interlock (Miss. Code 63-11-31).
- Mississippi Alcohol Safety Education Program - The alcohol education program required for many DUI offenders (MASEP).
- Substance Abuse Services - Overview of services provided through a statewide network, including state-operated facilities, community mental health centers, and other nonprofit programs (Miss. Dept. of Mental Health).