Missouri DWI Laws
Missouri DWI 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||0.15 Percent|
|Implied Consent to Submit to BAC Test?||Yes|
Missouri DWI Laws: Select Penalties
|Minimum License Suspension or Revocation (1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)||30 days (plus 60 restricted) / 1 year / 1, 10 years (dual track criminal and administrative laws for license restrictions)|
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Yes|
|Vehicle Confiscation Possible?||Yes|
|Ignition Interlock Device Possible?||Yes (discretionary for first offenders; mandatory for repeat offenders)|
Missouri DWI Resources:
- Missouri DWI Statute: Driving While Intoxicated (Missouri Statutes 577.012); Ignition Interlock (Missouri Statutes 577.600); License Point Penalties (Missouri Statutes 302.302).
- Missouri DWI Law Overview - Overiew of Missouri's criminal and administrative systems for punishing drunk driving (Missouri Dept. of Revenue).
- DWI Video and FAQ - Frequently asked questions with answers, along with a videos about DWI in Missouri (Missouri Dept. of Revenue).