It may not be a good idea to get behind the wheel of a boat after you’ve been drinking. A bill sitting on Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s desk would give authorities the right to suspend someone’s driver’s license if they’re busted for being under the influence of drugs or alcohol while boating.
A first-time offender who refuses to take a sobriety test could lose their license for a year and those who take the test, but show intoxication, could lose their license for six months. Governor Quinn has until the end of July to sign the bill.
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