What is BUI?

Pursuant to Mo. Rev. Stat. § 577.013, it is illegal to operate a vessel while intoxicated. Intoxication can occur due to the consumption of alcohol, drugs, or a combination thereof. Boating while intoxicated can be a misdemeanor or a felony offense, based on the person’s prior convictions for boating while intoxicated and various other aggravating […]
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What is the Difference Between DWI and Driving with Excessive BAC?

Under Mo. Rev. Stat. § 577.012, individuals commit the offense of driving with excessive blood alcohol content (BAC) if their BAC measures 0.08% or more. If the driver is operating a commercial vehicle, then the BAC limit for this offense falls to 0.04% or more. This offense is strictly based on BAC levels, not on […]
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What is an Ignition Interlock Device and When Am I Required to Install One?

An ignition interlock device (IID) is a device installed on the ignition of vehicles that measures the blood alcohol content (BAC) of individuals when they blow into it. The device generates a monthly monitoring report of any times that the breath test registered above the BAC limit or if the driver attempted to circumvent or […]
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