Category: Legal

What’s a Speed Trap? How’s It Different from Strict Enforcement?

I. Speed Trap Basics. Many people ask what’s a speed trap and if it’s any different from strict enforcement. Actually, there is a difference. Determining what’s a speed trap and what’s strict enforcement is based on intent. If the primary purpose is to really to raise money, it’s a speed trap. If it’s really to […]

How Do Police Spot Drunk Drivers? (Here’s How Law Enforcement Does It)

Ever wonder how police spot drunk drivers? It’s not just seeing cars weaving on the road. They learn specific tell-tale signs of impaired or drunken driving. I. How Police Spot Drunk Drivers Here are some of the things that law enforcement officers look for. Accelerating or slowing down quickly. Almost hitting an object or other vehicle. […]

Detecting Drugged Driving (“Science” Convicts Innocent Drivers)

More drivers have drugs in their bodies than alcohol. That’s according to the U.S. National Traffic Safety Administration. And it’s supported by state and federally-funded research, among others. The drugs may be legal or illegal, prescription or street drugs. But they all pose a threat to traffic safety. Therefore, it’s important to improve our detecting […]

Stopped for DWI or DUI? (What Defense Lawyers Say to Do and Not to Do)

If you’re stopped for DWI, it’s too late to lower your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). And if it’s at an illegal level, you will be arrested. Call a defense attorney right away to protect your rights. Preferably one who specializes in DWI defense. I. Your BAC You want to avoid being stopped for DWI. So […]

Lever Act (Lever Food and Fuel Act) Preliminary National Prohibition

I. The Lever Act The Lever Act was passed by Congress several months after the U.S. entered WW I in 1917. Its official name indicates its goal. It was “An Act to Provide Further for the National Security and Defense by Encouraging the Production, Conserving the Supply, and Controlling the Distribution of Food Products and […]

Avoid a DUI in Kentucky (5 Things You Need to Know about DUI)

To avoid a DUI in Kentucky, you should know at least these five things. I. DUI in Kentucky It’s illegal to drive under the influence of intoxicants. This is called DUI in Kentucky. For drivers 21 and older, DUI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. And for those under […]

Avoid a DWUI in Wyoming (5 Things You Need to Know about DWUI)

To avoid a DWUI in Wyoming, you should know at least these five things. I. DWUI in Wyoming It’s illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This is called DWUI in Wyoming. For drivers age 21 or older, DWUI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher. It’s […]

Avoid a DWI in Texas (5 Things You Need to Know about DWI)

To avoid a DWI in Texas, you should know at least these five things. I. DWI in Texas It’s illegal to drive while intoxicated. Doing so is DWI in Texas. For those age 21 and older, DWI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. For commercial drivers it’s 0.04%. And […]

Avoid a DUI in Mississippi (5 Things You Need to Know about DUI)

To avoid a DUI in Mississippi, you should know at least these five things. I. DUI in Mississippi It is a criminal act to drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. It’s called DUI in Mississippi. DUI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher. For commercial drivers, it’s 0.04% or […]

Avoid a DWI in New Hampshire (5 Things You Need to Know about DWI)

To avoid a DWI in New Hampshire, you should know at least these five things. I. DWI in New Hampshire It’s illegal to drive while intoxicated. That’s generally called DWI in New Hampshire. But often it’s called DUI (driving under the influence). It’s driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. For […]

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