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Rhode Island DUI/DWI Laws

HomeDUI-DWI Rhode IslandRhode Island DUI/DWI Laws

Drink driving is an offense in Rhode Island and is supported by diverse DUI/DWI laws. Some of them include:

  • In Rhode Island, according to the state law, an individual can be charged with DUI/DWI, if s/he is detected with a  Blood Alcohol Concentration of 0.08% or higher.
  • If the driver is under 21 years, then the BAC should not be more than 0.02%. If found so, the driver’s license will be suspended for 3 months in case of a first offense.
  • If the driver, under 18 years of age is charged with DUI/DWI then a mandatory license suspension till the age of 21 is seen.

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