Q: What is the difference between a DUI and a DWI in New Jersey?
A: NJ has DWI not DUI. It is derived from the statutory language. In NJ the statutory language is "driving while intoxicated". Other states have statues using "driving under the influence", thus it is called DUI in those states. The two terms, however, are used interchangeably. Technically speaking though, NJ has DWI not DUI.
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