Q: Do you get a harsher sentence for having more alcohol in your system?
A: Yes. If your blood alcohol is above .15, that becomes an aggravator. The presence of an aggravator in a case can subject you to harsher treatment and penalties if you plead guilty or are convicted of DUI.
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A: Yes, if your BAC is 0.15 or higher, it is considered an aggravating circumstance subjecting you to a mandatory minimum jail sentence (4 days on a first offense, 14 days on a second offense, etc.)
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