Drunk Driving

Below you’ll find the posts at ExperiencedCriminalLawyers from the Drunk Driving category. I highly recommend you read each of them if you’re accused or charged with drunk driving, DUI/DWI.

Drunk Driving Information

Drunk Driving, sometimes referred to as DUI (Driving Under the Influence) or DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) is the most common charge defended in U.S. courts. There are many different circumstances and many different rules and regulations, depending on the state you are charged in. Drunk driving charges can have impact on your life, if you are not well represented in court. Check back here often to read about drunk driving cases all over the country that will benefit your education about drunk driving charges, and strategies you may adopt for your own defense.

Drunk Driving Discussions

Phone App Lets You Check Impairment Levels

by Elizabeth on September 6, 2013

in Drunk Driving

Driving drunk, high, or even tired can be a recipe for disaster. Not only do you risk being arrested but you risk being involved in a serious accident. With marijuana laws in flux, police agencies across the nation are on the look-out for people who might be high behind the wheel, and the makers of […]

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Across the country, you can be arrested and jailed for having a blood alcohol content of .08% or greater. Generally, this equals about four drinks in an hour for an average 180 pound man. But federal officials have decided this isn’t good enough; they’ve recommended that all states lower their legal limit to .05%, an […]

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Technically, the federal government won’t regulate what happens when you are caught driving drunk. They won’t write the drunk driving laws used to prosecute people in various states across the country—that’s the business of the states. But, that’s technically. Though they won’t write or enforce those particular laws where states have clear jurisdiction  they will tell […]

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new data this week showing that more than half of drivers killed in car accidents in the United States had drugs or alcohol in their systems. And for those who survive, there is often much more at stake than injuries and pain—there are criminal charges. About Connect with […]

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DUI With Child Neglect

by dave on June 6, 2012

in Drunk Driving

A woman in Virginia is charged with DUI and child neglect after allegedly driving drunk with her child in the car. About Connect with me on Google+More Posts (198)

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Lawmakers are considering legislation that would provide funding to research “widespread deployment of in-vehicle technology” to prevent drunk driving. Similar to ignition interlock devices being used now, some supporters of the research would like to see such alcohol sensors being offered as optional equipment in all new vehicles. But according to Politico, opponents are worried […]

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A City Commissioner in Kentucky charged with Drunk Driving has pleaded guilty, after an incident where he ran through two stop lights. About Connect with me on Google+More Posts (198)

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In a continuing nationwide trend, people convicted of drunk driving in the state of Oregon will likely now be required to have an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) installed in their vehicle, even on a first time offense. House Bill 3075 has passed the approval of lawmakers and now sits on Governor John Kitzhaber’s desk awaiting […]

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In an attempt to stop all drunk driving, a new bill in Congress would fund development of alcohol detecting sensors in vehicles, to be required in all new vehicles. Congressman Heath Shuler (R-NC) has introduced legislation that would authorize funding for the ROADS SAFE Act, which stands for Research of Alcohol Detection Systems for Stopping Alcohol-related […]

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We already have sex offender registries and some cities have gun offender registries as well. But if lawmakers in Maine get their way, there will soon be a similar system to identify drunk drivers in that state. If passed in Maine, it could set off a nationwide trend. But would such a system be worth […]

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