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Boating Under the Influence (BUI)

When most people think of driving under the influence, they think of a car. However, DUI cases involving boats are a common thing. In Illinois, it is against the law to operate or be in control of a “watercraft” while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In Illinois, a BUI first offense is a Class A misdemeanor just like a normal DUI.

Similarly to a DUI, the defenses to a BUI are nearly identical. An experienced DUI attorney can discuss your options with you and all possible defenses. 

Getting a BUI can lead to a suspension of your Boat Operating Privileges. If you have found yourself charged with a BUI after being on Carlyle Lake, Rend Lake, or any other body of water in Southern Illinois, we can help!

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