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If you drink and drive, take a look at what it could cost you:

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) — Blood alcohol content of 0.08 or greater: Confinement not exceeding five years or a fine not exceeding about $8,800, depending on the current yen rate.Driving under the influence (DUI) — BAC of 0.03 to 0.07999: Confinement not exceeding three years or fine not exceeding about $4,400.Providing an intoxicated person with a vehicle — The same penalties for DWI and DUI apply.Providing a person with alcohol who subsequently gets a DUI or DWI: DWI — Maximum jail time of three years or a fine of about $4,400 or less. DUI — Maximum jail time of two years or a fine not exceeding about $2,650.Riding as a passenger in a vehicle operated by a person intoxicated: DWI — Maximum jail time of three years or a fine of about $4,400 or less. DUI — Maximum jail time of two years or a fine not exceeding about $2,650.Rejected BAC breath test — Maximum jail time of three months or a fine not exceeding about $4,400.Hit and run — Maximum jail time 10 years or fine of about $8,800 or less.Source: U.S. Forces Japan, Japan National Police Agency

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