2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-341.24 - Driving a commercial motor vehicle while intoxicated, etc
46.2-341.24. Driving a commercial motor vehicle while intoxicated, etc.
A. It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or operate any commercialmotor vehicle (i) while such person has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08percent or more by weight by volume or 0.08 grams per 210 liters of breath asindicated by a chemical test administered as provided in this article; (ii)while such person is under the influence of alcohol; (iii) while such personis under the influence of any narcotic drug or any other self-administeredintoxicant or drug of whatsoever nature, or any combination of such drugs, toa degree which impairs his ability to drive or operate any commercial motorvehicle safely; (iv) while such person is under the combined influence ofalcohol and any drug or drugs to a degree which impairs his ability to driveor operate any commercial motor vehicle safely; or (v) while such person hasa blood concentration of any of the following substances at a level that isequal to or greater than: (a) 0.02 milligrams of cocaine per liter of blood,(b) 0.1 milligrams of methamphetamine per liter of blood, (c) 0.01 milligramsof phencyclidine per liter of blood, or (d) 0.1 milligrams of3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine per liter of blood.
B. It shall be unlawful and a lesser included offense of an offense underprovision (i), (ii), or (iv) of subsection A of this section for a person todrive or operate a commercial motor vehicle while such person has a bloodalcohol concentration of 0.04 percent or more by weight by volume or 0.04grams or more per 210 liters of breath as indicated by a chemical testadministered in accordance with the provisions of this article.
(1989, c. 705, 46.1-372.23; 1992, c. 830; 1994, cc. 359, 363; 2005, c. 616.)
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