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When can a person face felony charges for an alleged DUI?

Not every DUI case here in Tennessee involves the same type of charges. There are several different kinds of DUI charges that can be brought in the state. What specific sorts of charges a person can face in relation to DUI allegations in the state depends on the specific details of the DUI allegations that have been leveled against them.

Bill would add new consequence for some repeat DUI convictions

Many different things can impact what sorts of consequences a person can face if they are convicted of a DUI charge here in Tennessee. One is whether this is their first DUI conviction or if they have past DUI convictions on record. If a person has past DUI convictions, they could be facing additional and more severe penalties.

'Zero tolerance' impaired driving charges for underage drivers

Being accused of having any alcohol in their system when driving can leave a Tennessee teen in a very tough legal situation. This is due to the state's "zero tolerance" policy. Under this policy, a driver who is between the ages of 16 and 20 can face impaired driving charges if their blood alcohol level tests at 0.02 or higher.

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