Blog ImageDriving under the influence (DUI) is not specific to cars and trucks. Arrests can take place for anyone driving under the influence using other recreational vehicles, such as an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or boat. Though they may not be common, there are attorneys with enough experience in these situations who can help defend your rights from recreational vehicle DUI charges.

What is Driving Under the Influence (DUI)?

Driving under the influence (DUI) in the state of Illinois consists of a driver who:

  • Is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

  • Has a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of 0.08 percent or higher

Drivers for whom these situations apply can find themselves pulled over, arrested, and charged with DUI. In Illinois, a driver who is convicted of DUI while operating a recreational vehicle will suffer the same penalties as if the vehicle was a typical car, truck, or SUV.