Our legislature recognizes that DUI is a more serious crime if one has a passenger under the age of 14. That passenger probably did not contribute to the driver becoming DUI and may be a very young child who depends upon the driver as a parent for his of her protection. So, when that parent not only ignores that duty, but disregards it in favor of drinking to excess or to impairment, our law punishes that person more than if the passenger is older. What exactly does such punishment include? To read a short article about this, please click on the following link.