[Ord. No. 1218 §2, 3-18-1985]
A person commits the offense of driving while intoxicated if he/she operates a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated or drugged condition.
[Ord. No. 1218 §3, 3-18-1985; Ord. No. 2366 §1, 10-1-2001]
A person commits the offense of driving with excessive blood alcohol content if he/she operates a motor vehicle with eight-hundredths of one percent (0.08%) or more by weight of alcohol in his/her blood.
For the purposes of this Chapter, the following terms shall be deemed to have the meanings indicated below:
- DRIVE, DRIVING, OPERATES OR OPERATING
- Physically driving or operating a motor vehicle.
- INTOXICATED CONDITION
- Under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, or drug, or any combination thereof.
[Ord. No. 1218 §5, 3-18-1985]
As used herein, the term "percent by weight of alcohol" shall have the same meaning as provided by State law, in Section 577.012.2, Missouri Revised Statutes.
Any person who operates a motor vehicle upon the public highways of this City shall be deemed to have given consent to, subject to the provisions of Sections 577.020 to 577.041, Missouri Revised Statutes, a chemical test or tests of the person's breath, blood, saliva or urine for the purpose of determining the alcohol or drug content of the person's blood if arrested for any offense arising out of acts which the arresting officer had reasonable grounds to believe were committed while the person was driving a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated or drugged condition. The test shall be administered at the direction of the arresting Law Enforcement Officer whenever the person has been arrested for the offense.
[Ord. No. 3355, 10-7-2019]
A person commits the offense of driving under the influence of marijuana if he/she operates, navigates, or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle within the City limits under the influence of marijuana.
For the purpose of determining the marijuana content of a person's blood under this Section, a chemical test shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Sections 577.020 to 577.041, RSMo.