Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or Driving While Intoxicated of drugs falls under the criminal issues of Vermont state. If an individual suspected for a DUI/DWI offense, s/he is subjected to a chemical test under the Implied Consent law of the state.
- According to this law, if an individual refuses to take the chemical test to analyse the Blood Alcohol Content, it can lead to suspension of the license for a stipulated time period.
- The penalty for a DUI/DWI conviction depends upon the severity and the prior record of the offense. The driver can be charged under a Misdemeanour or a felony depending upon the severity of the issue.