Monthly Archives: March 2015

3rd DUI Could Lead to 10 Year Ban from Buying Alcohol

In an attempt to reduce the number of DUIs, the Tennessee State legislature has introduced a bill that would ban the sale of alcohol to anyone convicted of a third DUI for 10 years. Continue reading

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New Law to Expand DUI Tests to Boaters

As the weather warms up, people can take to the many rivers, lakes, and beaches throughout Southern California. And many of them will be doing so in a boat or other type of watercraft. Unfortunately, of these boaters, many will be under the influence. Continue reading

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What is the Statute of Limitations for a DUI?

When someone is released after being arrested for a California DUI, they’re usually given a citation which includes a court date and courthouse location. It is not uncommon, however, for DUI defendants to show up to court on the date specified only to have the clerk tell them that their case is not on the court’s calendar because the prosecutor has not yet filed charges. They’re then told that they’ll receive a notification in the mail with a new date once the prosecutor files charges. Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day DUI

Traditionally March 17th commemorates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland as well as marks the death the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. In the United States, however, St. Patrick’s Day has become a day where we celebrate Irish American culture. And how do many of us do that? With copious amounts of green beer, amongst other drinks. Continue reading

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Man Swallows Penny Before Breathalyzer

A Canadian man from Ontario who was suspected of driving drunk tried to trick a breathalyzer by swallowing a penny.      According to police, an officer noticed the man driving an SUV without headlights on at about 2:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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