Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits

Operators of Recreational Watercraft

Laws addressing blood alcohol concentration limits applicable to operators of recreational watercraft.

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Changes Over Time for Operators of Recreational Watercraft
Jurisdiction Date Range BAC Limit Per Se Citations
MD (Maryland)
1/1/1998 - 9/30/19990.07 2 Citations
MD (Maryland)

Between October 1, 1999 and September 29, 2001, a BAC of 0.07 was prima facie evidence of impairment and/or driving under the influence of alcohol, while a BAC of 0.10 was prima facie evidence of operating a vessel while intoxicated.

10/1/1999 - 9/29/20010.10 4 Citations
MD (Maryland)

Beginning September 30, 2001, a BAC of 0.07 is prima facie evidence of driving while impaired by alcohol, while a BAC of 0.08 is prima facie evidence of operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol.

9/30/2001 - 1/1/20180.08 9 Citations