What is the Delaware blood alcohol limit?

I’m going to visit a friend of mine in Delaware. We love going to different bars and soaking in the unique vibes, but I don’t want to risk getting a DUI. What’s the blood alcohol limit in Delaware?

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Answer provided by
Eric Schad
Answered on Jun 24, 2022
DUI laws in Delaware are similar to most other laws across the country. The Delaware blood alcohol limit is .08, which means just two or three drinks in a short time can cause you to get a DUI.
If you get a DUI in Delaware, you’re subject to a number of penalties, including:
  • Up to six months of jail time
  • Between $500 and $1,500 in fines, not including court costs
  • License suspension of one to two years
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