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Delaware Code Title 21. Motor Vehicles § 4177J. Drinking while driving prohibited

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(a)?No person shall consume an alcoholic beverage while driving a motor vehicle upon the highways of this State. ??Consume,? as used in this subsection, shall mean the ingestion of a substance containing alcohol while in the act of operating a motor vehicle in the presence of, or in the view of, a police officer.

(b)?Whoever violates this section shall be fined for the first offense not less than $25 nor more than $200. ?For each subsequent like offense occurring within 1 year of the previous offense, the person shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $400.

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