04/11/2020 by On behalf of Law Office of Michael S. Rothman | Jun 2, 2015 | DUI/DWI |
COMPARING DUI AND DWI CHARGES
If you’ve been charged with any type of criminal offense, such as DUI near Rockville, it’s imperative to contact an attorney as quickly as possible.
The differences between DUI and DWI charges vary from state to state. As your lawyer can explain to you, Maryland criminal law defines DUI and DWI charges according to the degree of intoxication. You may be charged with DWI if you are found to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.07 percent. For a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher, you can be charged with DUI.
You can hear more about the differences between DUI and DWI charges by consulting your lawyer and watching this video. The expert in this video explains the lesser included offenses involved with these types of criminal charges.