Though legal, alcohol accounts for more than its fair share of criminal offenses. From DWI/DUI to Underage Possession of Alcohol, Hosting an Underage Drinking Party, Open Container, etc., we seem to have a love/hate relationship with alcohol. Alcohol offenses are especially prone to adversely affect your driving privileges.
Besides penalties that are imposed by the sentencing judge in the courtroom, the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles has broad powers to initiate their own actions against the driver’s licenses of those convicted of alcohol offenses. The laws in each area are complex; how they impact one another takes it to another level and makes navigating this area of the law even more complicated.