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Title 23 : Motor Vehicles

Chapter 013 : OPERATION OF VEHICLES

Subchapter 013 : DRUNKEN DRIVING

(Cite as: 23 V.S.A. § 1218)
  • § 1218. Commercial motor vehicles; 0.04

    (a) A person shall not operate, attempt to operate, or be in actual physical control of a commercial motor vehicle:

    (1) when the person's alcohol concentration is 0.04 or more; or

    (2) when the person is under the influence of alcohol; or

    (3) when the person is under the influence of any other drug or under the combined influence of alcohol and any other drug to a degree which renders the person incapable of driving safely.

    (b) A violation of this section shall result in disqualification from driving a commercial motor vehicle as provided in section 4116 of this title, or in suspension of the privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle as provided in section 4116a of this title. Those provisions of section 1205 of this title which establish a procedure for civil suspensions shall apply to this section except that where that section refers to alcohol concentration it shall be deemed to refer to an alcohol concentration of 0.04. (Added 1991, No. 88, § 13, eff. April 1, 1992; amended 1999, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 2017, No. 83, § 161(4).)