For individuals who are under 21 (the legal age in NJ to purchase an alcoholic beverage) and consumes an alcoholic beverage, then drive when their BAC is 0.01% or more, but less than 0.08%, the penalties are:

MINIMUM

  • 30-90 day restriction from becoming a licensed driver at age
  • 30-90 day driving license suspension if currently licensed
  • 17 years; and,

SECOND OFFENSE IN NJ

  • $1,000-$2,000 fine
  • 4 years driving privilege suspension
  • 12 hours minimum IDRC

THIRD AND SUBSEQUENT OFFENSES IN NJ

  • $2,000 fine
  • 20 years driving privilege suspension
  • 12 hours minimum IDRC