What Is The Open Container Law?

It is unlawful for any person to possess an open container of an alcoholic beverage while operating a vehicle or while a passenger in or on a vehicle being operated. Any operator of a vehicle who violates this law is guilty of a noncriminal moving traffic violation and will be fined. A passenger of a…


What Happens If I Drive After I Have Been Drinking?

Driving while under the influence of alcoholic beverages or a controlled substance is one of the most serious traffic violations an individual can commit. In fact, it is classified as a crime and in some circumstances a felony. If you are found guilty of driving while under the influence (DUI), you are subject to heavy…


Why Can’t I Drink At Age 18?

Drinking is a privilege regulated by state laws. The legislature has the power to determine who and under what conditions a person may drink alcoholic beverages.