Tag: DWI

DUI Trends in the U.S.: Driving Under Influence of Alcohol

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What are the DUI trends in the US? (DUI is driving under the influence of alcohol. Often defined as DWI or similar initials.) It’s dropped greatly since 1980. But it remains a major problem. That’s because even a single DUI death is a needless tragedy. I. The Study Researchers wanted to measure DUI trends over …

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Judges Arrested for Drunk Driving: Shoe’s on Other Foot

Judges arrested for drunk driving are all over the U.S. As one jurist said, judges wear robes, not capes. They’re human. Perhaps most judges arrested for drunk driving act politely. But in some cases they act very inappropriately when police pull them over. And even more outrageously when an officer arrests them. Learn what to expect …

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Dry Counties Have Higher DWI Death Rates

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Dry counties have higher DWI or DUI death rates than wet counties. That is, alcohol prohibition or dry counties have higher rates of alcohol related traffic deaths than do wet counties. There are many examples. Here are ones from three states.                Overview I.   Arkansas II.  Kentucky III. …

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Effect of Lower Legal BAC on Traffic Crashes

What’s the effect of BAC on traffic crashes? (BAC = blood alcohol concentration.) Overview I.   Impact of BAC on Traffic Crashes II.  The Study III. Resources I. Impact of BAC on Traffic Crashes. Most drivers who have any alcohol in their bodies have a low and legal BAC. As a result, they have few …

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

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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 police look for.  Speeding up slowing down quickly. Almost hitting an object or other vehicle. Drifting (moving in …

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Stopped for DWI or DUI? (What Defense Lawyers Say to Do)

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If you’re stopped for DWI or DUI, it’s too late to lower your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). And if it’s at an illegal level, the officer will arrest you. Call a defense attorney right away to protect your rights. Preferably one who specializes in DWI defense. You want to avoid being stopped for DWI.   …

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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.       Overview I.   DUI in Kentucky II.  Penalties III.The Costs IV. Sobriety Tests V.  Avoid Arrest I. DUI in Kentucky It’s illegal to drive under the influence of intoxicants. This is called DUI in Kentucky. For drivers 21 …

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

To avoid a DUI in Wyoming, you should know at least five things.       Overview I.   DUI in Wyoming II.  Penalties III.The Costs IV. Sobriety Tests V.  Avoid Arrest I. DUI in Wyoming It’s illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This is called DUI in Wyoming. For …

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

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To avoid a DWI in Texas, you should know at least five things.       Overview I.   DWI in Texas II.  Penalties III.The Costs IV. Sobriety Tests V.  Avoid Arrest I. DWI in Texas It’s illegal to drive while intoxicated. Doing so is DWI in Texas. For those age 21 and older, DWI …

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