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CDL Drivers - Alcohol Penalties
You will be immediately placed out-of-service for 24 hours if you:
Other Alcohol Violations
If you have consume too much alcohol and operate a commercial motor vehicle, you can be charged with:
You may be charged with operating under the influence of drugs (OUID).
If you refuse to submit to a chemical test (Implied Consent)* or are convicted of any of the alcohol
offenses listed above, your CDL will be:
*Implied Consent means that any person who holds a CDL is considered to have agreed to such testing. Consent is implied by driving a motor vehicle.
Your operator/chauffeur license may also be suspended or revoked and points may be added to your driving record.
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