Drink driving is a serious crime in Ohio and if the Blood Alcohol Content is 0.08% or more, then the individual is convicted of the DUI/DWI, which falls under the criminal laws of the state.
The laws in Ohio
According to the Ohio law, the statutes explaining the DUI/DWI are as follows:
- An individual driving in Ohio should surrender him/her self to sobriety test.
- Refusing it is a crime or a breach of law and can lead to suspension of the license.
- Apart from the suspension of license, once prosecuted, the penalty of a DUI/DWI offense can include a jail term or even a monetary compensation.