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#1 2012-02-21 17:56:27

MichaelBluejay
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From: Austin, TX
Registered: 2008-05-26
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Japan's DUI laws are WAY stricter than ours

Maximum fines:

REJECTING A BREATH TEST:  3 months jail, $4400

RIDING AS A PASSENGER WITH A DRUNK:  3 months jail, $4400

DUI BETWEEN 0.03 AND 0.079:  3 years, $4400

DWI 0.08 OR OVER: 5 years, $8800  (compare to Texas:  180 days / $2000)

HIT AND RUN:  10 years, $8800

http://www.estripes.com/article.asp?sec … icle=48843

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