Can u get a dui for driving a motor bike?

Asked about 1 year ago - Chicago, IL

i was riding my friends motor scooter which is a 50cc and i got stopped by a cop and charged with dui. can this happen riding on a motor bike? someone said it can but it is just a motor bike not a car.

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  1. Harold L. Wallin

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    Answered . Yes, you can get a DUI on any motorized vehicle.

  2. Ted Harvatin

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    Answered . Yes

  3. Daniel G. Galivan

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    Answered . Operating any motorized vehicle can lead to a DUI. You need to retain an experienced criminal defense/DUI attorney. Most of us provide free consultations. www.galivanlaw.net

  4. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . If it has a motor one may be legally charged with a statutory DUI under the Illinois law.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  5. Theodor Kaplun

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    Answered . You can be charged if operating a motor vehicle under the influence, speak to a criminal defense attorney who handles these matters and they can advise you as to your best course of action.

    The above answer is for information only; and does NOT constitute legal advice. This answer does not constitute,... more
  6. James Donald Garrett

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    Answered . Yes, you may receive a DUI charge for operation a vehicle other than a car. Talk to a DUI defense lawyer about your facts. You may have defenses of which you are unaware.

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  7. Christine Marie Hunt

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    Answered . In Illinois you can be charged with a DUI for operating any vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Different states have different standards. Some states do not issue DUI citations for driving a moped under the influence. Unfortunately, you were arrested in Illinois and can be charged with a DUI.

    This information is for informational purposes only and shall not be considered legal advice, and this communication does not constitute an attorney/ client relationship.

  8. Christopher Irvin Simser

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    Answered . Yes - any motorized vehicle. Car, motor cycle, riding lawn mower, jet ski, motor boat, scooter, moped, John Deer tractor.

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