North Dakota Century Code Section 39-08-01
Type of DUID Law: Under the influence: Incapacity
(1) A person may not drive or be in actual physical control of any vehicle upon a highway or upon public or private areas to which the public has a right of access for vehicular use in this state if any of the following apply: …
(c) That person is under the influence of any drug or substance or combination of drugs or substances to a degree which renders that person incapable of safely driving.
The fact that any person charged with violating this section is or has been legally entitled to use…drugs or substances is not a defense against any charge for violating this section, unless a drug which predominately caused impairment was used only as directed or cautioned by a practitioner who legally prescribed or dispensed the drug to that person.
Type of Drugs Prohibited: Any drug or substance
Marijuana use in vehicle
- North Dakota does not allow the recreational or medicinal use of marijuana
DUI Arrest Statistics and North Dakota Drunk Driving Statistics
|DUI Arrest Statistics||Data|
|Average number of people arrested annually for drunk driving||1,500,000|
|North Dakota Drunk Driving Statistics||4,003||683,932|
* Sources: State Justice Department, Federal Highway Administration