Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits

Youth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)

Laws addressing blood alcohol concentration limits applicable to drivers of noncommercial automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles who have not reached the legal drinking age of 21 years.

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Maps & Charts: Youth (Underage Operators of Noncommercial Motor Vehicles)

Jurisdiction

Value

Alabama

0.02 g/dL

Alaska

0.00 g/dL

Arizona

0.00 g/dL

Arkansas

0.02 g/dL

California

0.01 g/dL

Colorado

0.02 g/dL

Connecticut

0.02 g/dL

Delaware

0.02 g/dL

District of Columbia

0.00 g/dL

Florida

0.02 g/dL

Georgia

0.02 g/dL

Hawaii

0.02 g/dL

Idaho

0.02 g/dL

Illinois

0.00 g/dL

Indiana

0.02 g/dL

Iowa

0.02 g/dL

Kansas

0.02 g/dL

Kentucky

0.02 g/dL

Louisiana

0.02 g/dL

Maine

0.00 g/dL

Maryland

0.00 g/dL

Massachusetts

0.02 g/dL

Michigan

0.02 g/dL

Minnesota

0.02 g/dL

Mississippi

0.02 g/dL

Missouri

0.02 g/dL

Montana

0.02 g/dL

Nebraska

0.02 g/dL

Nevada

0.02 g/dL

New Hampshire

0.02 g/dL

New Jersey

0.01 g/dL

New Mexico

0.02 g/dL

New York

0.02 g/dL

North Carolina

0.00 g/dL

North Dakota

0.02 g/dL

Ohio

0.02 g/dL

Oklahoma

0.00 g/dL

Oregon

0.00 g/dL

Pennsylvania

0.00 g/dL

Rhode Island

0.02 g/dL

South Carolina

0.02 g/dL

South Dakota

0.02 g/dL

Tennessee

0.02 g/dL

Texas

0.00 g/dL

Utah

0.00 g/dL

Vermont

0.02 g/dL

Virginia

0.02 g/dL

Washington

0.02 g/dL

West Virginia

0.02 g/dL

Wisconsin

0.00 g/dL

Wyoming

0.02 g/dL

Date

0.02

0.01

0.08

No Youth BAC Law

Count Total

1/1/98

31 states

2 states

1 state

14 states

3 states

51 states

1/1/99

35 states

2 states

14 states

51 states

1/1/00

35 states

2 states

14 states

51 states

1/1/01

35 states

2 states

14 states

51 states

1/1/02

34 states

2 states

15 states

51 states

1/1/03

34 states

2 states

15 states

51 states

1/1/04

34 states

2 states

15 states

51 states

1/1/05

34 states

2 states

15 states

51 states

1/1/06

34 states

2 states

15 states

51 states

1/1/07

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/08

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/09

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/10

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/11

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/12

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/13

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/14

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/15

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/16

34 states

2 states

15 states

1/1/17

34 states

2 states

15 states