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Super Drunk Driving = Operating with a High BAC .17 or Greater 

Effective October, 31, 2010, Michigan’s “SUPER DRUNK” law went into effect.  The Super Drunk Law, now on the books for several years, is commonly referred to as ‘operating with a high BAC’ on police and court documents.  This law adds harsher penalties to drunk drivers with high blood alcohol levels of .17% or greater as follows:

  • Up to 180 days in jail.



The nature of this publication will be dedicated to the frequent talking points which arise with our clients faced with a Michigan drunk driving case. When I refer to drunk driving, I am referring to the plethora of Michigan laws that cover operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) or impaired (OWVI) by the consumption of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescribed medications. Numerous laws may be involved or tied to a single OWI offense, including:

  • Criminal laws which empower the court to impose incarceration and other penalties.
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