DUI/DWI, driving under the influence or while intoxicated with alcohol and other drugs is a punishable criminal offense in the state of Maine and several serious and stiff laws surround these convictions. Some of them are as follows.
- Every individual driving a vehicle can be subjected to a chemical test, where the blood, breath as well as the urine can be tested to check the alcohol or drug concentration.
- Refusing to undergo a test can lead to suspension of the license by the enforcement officer as it is a serious breach of the law.
- In Maine, according to the DUI/DWI laws, installation of an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) can support those with two DUI/DWI convictions.