Massachusetts law establishes the following penalties for BUI.
- Those convicted of BUI for the first time may be imprisoned for up to 30 months, fined up to $1,000, or imprisoned and fined. An offender also may have his or her motor vehicle license and vessel’s registration revoked for up to one year.
- Repeat offenders will receive more severe penalties.
- Offenders convicted of BUI and causing serious bodily injury to another person may be imprisoned for up to 10 years and fined up to $5,000.