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Massachusetts law prohibits anyone from operating an OHV while under the influence alcohol or drugs.

Under Massachusetts law, you are "under the influence" if you:

  • Are 21 years of age or older and have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher as determined by a chemical test or analysis of your breath.
  • Are under 21 years of age and have a blood alcohol concentration of 0.02% or higher as determined by a chemical test or analysis of your breath.

Those convicted of operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs will:

  • Be fined not less than $500 or more than $5,000 and…
  • Receive driver's license restrictions, suspensions, or penalties and…
  • Have their vehicle impounded.
OHVs and alcohol are a deadly mix