Tougher DUI Laws To Jail Thousands In Virginia

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Tougher drunken driving laws in Virginia are likely to put thousands more drivers behind bars each year and require them to install expensive breathalyzer equipment, says the Washington Post. Drivers charged with having a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or higher will continue to be charged with drunk driving. Those who reach the 0.15 threshold -- the new level at which tougher laws kick in -- face at least five days of jail and be required to use a dashboard breathalyzer that prevents them from starting their cars if they are legally drunk. Offenders pay more than $450 to . . .

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