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All states have zero tolerance laws when it comes to people under the age of 21 who drive drunk. In Colorado alone over 6,300 teenagers between the ages of 16 -20 were killed in fatal crashes in 2002. Of those killed, 29% had been drinking alcohol. The zero tolerance laws are in effect to prevent underage drinkers from getting behind the wheel of a vehicle and putting themselves and everyone around them at risk. What this means, is that if you are under the age of 21 and are found to have any trace of alcohol in your system, you can lose your license and face severe fines.

In many states a minor can be arrested for a DUI with a blood alcohol content of merely 0.02. Even though such a small BAC may not impair their ability to drive, they can be found guilty of a DUI and have their license suspended.

If you or someone you love was involved in an accident with a minor who was charged with a DUI, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Under the zero tolerance law, the minor does not have to have a substantial blood alcohol concentration and the simple presence of any alcohol in their system is enough for them to be charged with a DUI.

Adolescent drivers are not always careful and responsible drivers. When you mix immaturity with alcohol, the results can be devastating. A personal injury attorney can help you determine the best course of legal action. Drunk driving laws are strict but they strive to protect the public from dangerous and irresponsible drivers. If you have been injured by a drunk driver, it is important to know that the law is on your side.

A personal injury attorney can help you recover damages for accidents related to a careless drunk driver. If you have suffered a temporary disability or are permanently disabled because someone else had too much to drink and decided to drive, a good attorney will make sure that your damages demand includes and explains the full amount needed for your future financial security and maximum possible comfort.

For more information about our commitment to clients involved in DUI related car accident cases, contact a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in your state.


This website is not meant to serve as legal advice of any kind and is only intended for informational, educational, and entertainment purposes only. As Personal Injury Law varies from state to state we recommend you seek legal advice from an attorney or law firm in your state. The information used on this website is copyrighted and used with permission by Dallas Norton, Esq. Denver's Personal Injury Attorney serving personal injury victims in Denver Metro Area and all of Colorado