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Delaware Drinking While Driving – 21 Del. Code § 4177J – Full Text
DELAWARE DRINKING WHILE DRIVING LAW*
§ 4177J. Drinking while driving prohibited.
(a) No person shall consume an alcoholic beverage while driving a motor vehicle upon the highways of this State. “Consume,” as used in this subsection, shall mean the ingestion of a substance containing alcohol while in the act of operating a motor vehicle in the presence of, or in the view of, a police officer.
(b) Whoever violates this section shall be fined for the first offense not less than $25 nor more than $200. For each subsequent like offense occurring within 1 year of the previous offense, the person shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $400.
*Current as of October 31, 2008
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