Under 21 DUI
Modesto Underage DUI lawyer Tai C. Bogan represents underage drivers in Modesto, Stockton and surrounding areas. Underage drivers in California can be convicted of the normal DUI laws under Vehicle Code §§ 23152 & 23153 but also special crimes aimed at preventing those under 21 from drinking and driving.
Under California Vehicle Code § 23136, there is a “zero tolerance” policy regarding those who have ANY measurable amount of alcohol in their system. Being under 21 with a BAC of .01% or higher is a civil offense. The underage driver also facing the loss of their driving privileges for 1 year. In addition to the “zero tolerance” DUI laws, those under 21 can also face an infraction under California Vehicle Code § 23140 where their BAC falls between .05% and .07%.