DUI and DWI in Rhode Island

The nation’s drinking and driving statistics reveal some alarming trends:

  • DUIs cause more than half of the accidents in the United States that result in death.
  • More than 25,000 people die in alcohol-related car accidents each year.
  • After just one drink, your chances of an accident multiply by seven.

Accordingly, Rhode Island takes a hard stance against drunk driving (DUI). The state’s stringent laws and penalties are based on age and blood alcohol content (BAC) levels. However, it’s important to remember the following points: