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BAC - Blood Alcohol Content

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When a driver is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and stopped by the police, they will be given a Breathalyzer, to measure their breath alcohol content (BrAC). In Illinois, there are several different BAC levels that will lead to a DUI arrest. Any driver over 21 who has a BAC higher than .08% will be charged with DUI and taken to jail. Drivers under 21 face Illinois' zero tolerance policy and any trace of alcohol will lead to an arrest. Drivers with a commercial license with a BAC above 0.04% will be arrested and face losing their license. The penalties for a DUI include suspension of your license, fines, jail time and a criminal record.

Penalties for Drunk Driving in Illinois

There are additional factors that can increase the penalties for a DUI conviction. Having a passenger under 16 with you in the car when you are stopped can result in a jail sentence and a fine up to $2500. Causing or being involved in an accident that results physical damage and/or bodily harm will result in a felony charge and imprisonment. Breathalyzer field sobriety tests are not always reliable. There is ample evidence that the BAC results obtained on site could be inaccurate and challenging the calibration and use of the Breathalyzer may get such evidence dismissed. Call for a free case evaluation and get answers to your questions today.

Protect Your Rights and Future with The Toney Law Firm

When facing legal issues related to DUI charges, it is crucial to have a skilled and experienced attorney by your side. At The Toney Law Firm, we understand the complexities of DUI cases and are dedicated to protecting your rights and future.

Why choose The Toney Law Firm for your DUI case:

  • Extensive experience: Our team of attorneys has years of experience handling DUI cases in Chicago and throughout Illinois. We are well-versed in the local laws, procedures, and court systems, giving us an edge in building a strong defense strategy for our clients.
  • Personalized attention: We believe in providing personalized attention to each client. We will take the time to understand the details of your case, listen to your concerns, and tailor our legal strategies to your specific needs.
  • Aggressive representation: We are committed to fighting for your rights and pursuing the best possible outcome for your case. Our attorneys will vigorously defend you in court, challenging evidence, questioning witnesses, and exploring all possible defenses to secure a favorable result.
  • Strong track record: The Toney Law Firm has a proven track record of success in handling DUI cases. We have helped numerous clients achieve favorable outcomes, including reduced charges, dismissals, and acquittals.
  • Comprehensive support: Our team will guide you through every step of the legal process, providing clear explanations, answering your questions, and keeping you informed. We understand that facing a DUI charge can be overwhelming, and we are here to provide the support and guidance you need.

Don't leave your future to chance. Contact The Toney Law Firm today to schedule a consultation and discuss your DUI case with an experienced attorney.

Choose an Experienced Attorney for Your Case!

Once arrested, you have the right to an attorney to represent you and protect your rights. An attorney should always be present before making any kind of statement, explanation or plea. No matter what the arresting officer says your BAC showed, speak to your own lawyer before talking to anyone else.

Anyone facing a DUI arrest should speak to an experienced Chicago DUI lawyer at The Toney Law Firm, LLC as soon as possible to protect their rights and be advised of their legal options. Our firm is prepared to help those charged with a DUI with immediate legal representation and an aggressive and thoroughly prepared DUI defense.

Contact a Chicago DUI Attorney for a free consultation and immediate help if you have charged with a DUI.

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