DUI has severe consequences for underage individuals. Firstly, it is illegal for anyone under the legal drinking age to consume alcohol, let alone operate a vehicle while under the influence. If caught, underage individuals can face legal penalties such as fines, license suspension, and even jail time. Additionally, DUI can have long-lasting effects on their future. It can result in a criminal record, which can impact their educational and employment opportunities. Furthermore, DUI accidents can cause serious injuries or even death to the underage driver or innocent bystanders.