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Blood Alcohol of 15 Percent or Higher

.15 BAC

In California, if you have a BAC of .15 or higher, then the prosecutor may seek to impose enhanced penalties. Sometimes this is referred to as an extreme DUI or an enhanced DUI because of the high blood alcohol level.

The Law

California Vehicle Code 23578 states:

In addition to any other provision of this code, if a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, the court shall consider a concentration of alcohol in the person

.15 BAC

In California, if you have a BAC of .15 or higher, then the prosecutor may seek to impose enhanced penalties. Sometimes this is referred to as an extreme DUI or an enhanced DUI because of the high blood alcohol level.

The Law

California Vehicle Code 23578 states:

In addition to any other provision of this code, if a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, the court shall consider a concentration of alcohol in the person