Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a person who operates a vehicle while intoxicated commits a Class C misdemeanor.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 9-30-5-2

  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

(b) An offense described in subsection (a) is a Class A misdemeanor if the person operates a vehicle in a manner that endangers a person.

[Pre-1991 Recodification Citation: 9-11-2-2.]

As added by P.L.2-1991, SEC.18. Amended by P.L.175-2001, SEC.6.