A Md Measure Will Allow Punitive Civil Penalties

A measure in Maryland outlined Tuesday will allow punitive civil penalties against some drunk drivers. Under thisth (15) bill, drivers who are drunk and cause injury or death could be subject to fines. They will have to provide restitution to victims. If it is proven that the driver blood alcohol level is twice the legal limit, revoked license, or suspended license, the driver will have to compensate the victims. According to CBS, “Punitive fines also could apply to someone with a prior arrest resulting in a conviction, plea or sentence of probation before judgment within the last five years.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s