DUI is an abbreviation for “Driving Under the Influence”. You have committed a DUI if you have driven under the influence of:
- The combination of alcohol and drugs
DUI is most commonly associated with drunk driving. Having alcohol in your blood, though, may not be enough to be driving under influence. Most of the US states require a minimum amount of alcohol in your blood (blood alcohol concentration – BAC) of 0.08%. There are also a few states with zero tolerance laws, i.e. they do not allow driving with any alcohol in the blood at all.
DUI BAC Levels Chart by US State