Intoxicated Assault

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Definition of Intoxicated Assault

It is illegal in every state to operate a motorized vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher. Intoxicated assault can include a variety of illegal actions which cause injury to another person including: causing bodily harm to a pedestrian, colliding with another car while under the influence of alcohol and causing bodily harm to the driver or another passenger. Intoxicated assault can be a criminal offense, and drivers who are convicted of intoxicated assault may receive high penalties, prison sentences, probation, extended community service and mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device.

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