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Officer testing for sobriety

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.
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