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Have you been charged with violating Little Rock open alcohol container law?
Wise Laws Open Container Violation lawyers represent clients throughout Little Rock in defending against open container charges.
It is unlawful in Little Rock for the driver or passengers to have an “open container” of any alcohol in the car. This applies to open empty containers of alcoholic beverages, or open containers with alcoholic beverages in them.
Open container is a misdemeanor, usually punished by a fine. In a vehicle with multiple occupants in which no one will take the blame, the officer will often cite the person who is closest to the container. Can you hold an alcoholic beverage in a plastic beer cup while walking along the street? It really depends on the open container laws in your Little Rock, for example Las Vegas, you can but other cities you cannot.
Little Rock Open container laws provide a number of objectives. Most particularly, open container laws mean to:
- To maintain a respectable quality of life and to keep people from being drunk in public, which equates to less rowdy behavior
- Preventing Little Rock car accidents
- Giving Little Rock funding for transportation
What are Open Container Laws?
Little Rock open container law constrains where people can consume alcohol in public. Exactly what a public place is depends on the specific Little Rock.
- Little Rock Sidewalks
- Little Rock Inside a car
- Front steps entrance of a Little Rock building
- Little Rock Schools
- Inside a Little Rock parking lot
Wise Laws deals with many student cases, which may be charged with additional offenses such as minor in possession, or underage consumption. Little Rock College students may be subject to suspension or expulsion for Little Rock alcohol offenses that violate school policies when it comes to open container laws.