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Grant Money to Help Combat DUI Driving in America


Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) released news about a new program aimed at dealing with drug-impaired driving in America. Starting later this year, the program courses … Continue reading

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DUI Arrest Following Irvine Jail Crash


It never ceases to amaze me – and in many ways frighten me – the ways that impaired drivers are arrested on suspicion of DUI. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 29th, a 19-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of … Continue reading

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New York Lowers Threshold for Hunting While Intoxicated


I am not a hunter, so I have no clue as to how much concentration it takes for a person to properly use a firearm. Therefore, I can only speculate and draw parallels with other acts. Perhaps it should take … Continue reading

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First Scooter DUI case for Tempe, Arizona


Arizona is typically recognized as having strict DUI laws and, like California and other states, its law goes beyond driving a car intoxicated. Driving while under the influence is unlawful. Arizona’s statutes are quite detailed about this topic. Title 28 … Continue reading

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DUI vs. DWI


A client recently asked me what difference was between a DUI and a DWI. It’s a simple question, but one worth asking nonetheless. Both refer to the crime of driving a vehicle while impaired either by drugs or alcohol or both. The main difference is in what each acronym means. Continue reading

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