Despite common beliefs, one does not have to be drunk to be charged and convicted of OUI in Massachusetts. Under the OUI prong, the goverment must show operation of a vehicle on a public way, where the consumption of alcohol has reduced the accused’s:
- Judgment; &
- Ability to respond promptly.
The amount of alcohol necessary to accomplish this varies from person to person. if you find yourself facing such a situation, contact an OUI Attorney with the expereince to help you. Contact Attorney Shane W. Surrette at (774) 364-4605 or at [email protected] today.