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If you get a dui charge in maryland, is it true that you have

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If you get a dui charge in maryland, is it true that you have to wait 12 hours to drive after?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 7 months ago.
Hello, Yes, that's actually true. The statute is TR, § 21-902.1 "Within 12 hours of an arrest for a drunk or drugged driving offense, a person is prohibited from driving a motor vehicle." You can find it in the attached PDF.
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 7 months ago.
The crime carries a penalty of up to 60 days in jail and/or a $500 fine.