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Posted June 4, 2008 | Leave a comment
Tougher penalties for underage drinking and driving go into effect July 1
(From a press release) Beginning July 1, underage drinkers who are caught driving could face a year in jail and either a minimum $500 fine or 50 hours of community service.
The new law goes into effect July 1 and is defined as a Class 1 misdemeanor. The current punishment is a loss of license for six months and a $500 maximum fine.
Other laws that take effect July 1 that affect teen drivers include:
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