Monthly Archives: November 2017

Holiday Motor Home Outfitted for Mobile DUI Processing

 In Washington State, a mobile home has been adapted to process DUIs this holiday season. The Impaired Driving Section of the Washington State Patrol has commissioned this mobile home, known as a Mobile Impaired Driving Unit (MIDU), to hit the … Continue reading

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Long Beach Police Use Faulty Breath-Test in Two Cases

 Long Beach police officers have been using a faulty breath test device for more than a month. A technician found the device to be unreliable early in May when it showed an alert for a bad fuel cell. After clearing … Continue reading

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DUI and the Defense of Entrapment

Imagine a scenario where a person leaves the bar, hops in their car, and drives out of the bar’s parking lot. Unbeknownst to the driver, a police vehicle was sitting in the corner of the parking lot with the officer … Continue reading

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Riding a Horse Under the Influence?

Last week, at 3 p.m. on November 2nd, a woman was reported riding a horse down a busy highway 35 miles east of Tampa, Florida. Donna Byrne, 53, appeared confused and possibly in danger, smelling of alcohol. Once she dismounted, … Continue reading

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Who Is Responsible for DUI in a Self-driving Car?

 Self-driving cars will be taking over the roads in our near future. They will have many benefits, including fewer accidents, lighter traffic, and ideally no road rage. They could even eliminate drunk driving—if someone is intoxicated, they could just allow … Continue reading

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