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Officer testing for sobriety
By operating a vessel on North Dakota waters, you have consented to a sobriety test if requested by a law enforcement officer who has probable cause that you are under the influence of intoxicating liquor, drugs, or a combination of both. Refusal to submit to testing may result in BUI penalties.

Persons convicted of BUI in North Dakota may:

  • Receive a fine of up to $1,000 and/or a sentence of 30 days in jail and …
  • Lose their privileges to operate a vessel for a period of time.