Sending text messages while driving is dangerous, though not illegal in some municipalities.
Every day there is saddening news with regard to fatal DWI incidences. My condolences to the family, and I am hopeful Mr. Brozyna will think twice before getting behind the wheel while intoxicated.
When you drive or attempt to drive a vehicle, boat, or OHRV (Off Highway Recreational Vehicle),on any public highway or waterway, you are giving the state permission, or “consenting” to drug or alcohol tests if the police have reasonable grounds to believe you are under the influence.
Scott Adams and Chad Cotti are involved in an interesting study titled “Drunk driving after the passage of smoking bans in bars”. The study, published by Science Direct in January of this year, shows an increase in fatal accidents involving alcohol following the implementation of smoking bans in ...
Client was charged with Aggravated DWI. He crashed his car and flipped over. The police arrived on the scene and had him perform a battery of field sobriety tests. The officer determined that the observations on the HGN, Walk and Turn and One Leg Stand test indicated he was impaired. He was subsequently arrested and took a blood test that revealed a .17 Blood Alcohol Level.
As reported by the Union Leader, a DWI mobile command center will be at sobriety checkpoints by midsummer. The van holds the technologies necessary to test blood and take fingerprints, has room for holding cells, computers and even a bail bondsman.
New Hampshire has a strict policy with regard to drunk driving and license suspension. Drinking and driving is not to be taken lightly, and in an effort to curb drunk driving, there are a few instances in which your license will be suspended immediately.
Missouri has launched a new rehabilitation program, with the goal of rehabilitating drunk drivers rather than placing them in jail.
The holidays are a special time of year; unfortunately many drunk driving arrests also occur during the season. It’s always reassuring to see cities taking precautionary and educational measures to ensure the citizens arrive home safely. One such city, Joplin, MO, fortunately experienced a decline in DWI arrests during New Year’s.
DWI Case 2 Robert R. was charged with a second offense of driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. He was stopped for going the wrong way up a one-way street. The officer ordered my client out of the car and had him perform two field sobriety tests. After the tests were completed, Robert R....
Melissa B. was charged with her third DWI offense. She was stopped because she crossed the yellow line twice and the white line once. After the stop, she performed three field sobriety tests: the HGN (also known as the “eye test,”) the walk and turn test, and the one leg stand test.