Types of DUI

There are several different types of DUI in Alabama.  Click here to pull up the statute for a DUI in Alabama which is 32‑5A‑191.

As you can see under the A1 portion of the statute you can be found guilty of DUI if there is a breath test result of 0.08 or greater.

Under A2 of the statute you can be found guilty of DUI if you were under the influence of alcohol to the extent that it impaired your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Under the A3 portion of the statute you can be found guilty of DUI if you are under the influence of a controlled substance to the extent that it impairs your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Under the A4 section of the statute you can be found guilty of DUI if you are under the combined influence of alcohol and a controlled substance.

Under the A5 section of the statute you can be found guilty of DUI if you are under the influence of any substance to the extent that it impairs your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

If you are under 21, you may be charged under the statute which is 32‑5A‑191b.  That statute lays out the penalty and the criteria for being charged with DUI if you are under 21.

As you can see, there are many different ways to be charged with DUI in the State of Alabama.  You need an attorney to look through the elements of the charge against you and the fact and determine what needs to be the proper method to fight your DUI.  Call us today. 855‑384‑4625.

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