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10Oct 2017

What Does "Operation" Mean In Relation to DUI?

Everyone thinks that in order to be charged with a DUI the classic situation has to arise when an officer observes a driver acting erratically, or causing an accident, and asks the driver to please step out of the vehicle. However, in many states, this is simply not the case.In New Jersey, for example, the definition of "operation" is so broad that the police can...

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10Oct 2017

"Drug Recognition Experts" Can Be Anything But

Officers in many states can earn a certificate that qualifies them as a "drug recognition expert." This designation is given by the International Association of the Chiefs of Police to officers who complete training in recognizing those who are under the influence of drugs. This designation has also led to the arrest and prosecution of many innocent people.Perhaps the most obtuse case of errors in...

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10Oct 2017

Use An App To Avoid A DUI Charge

With technology constantly advancing it is no surprise that developers have taken aim at helping consumers be safe and avoid unnecessary DUI charges. One great app for your phone (available for both Android and iOS) is AlcoDroid. Although this tool does not measure your blood alcohol content, it does create some very good guidelines for helping you to determine if you are indeed over the...

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10Oct 2017

Can Your Phone Be Used As A Breathalyzer?

Let's say you are out on the town and you've done the rounds with friends and it's time to call it a night. You get back to your car and realize that thought you didn't go crazy, did you drink enough to be legally intoxicated? Wouldn't it be great if you could know for sure?There are many devices that claim to provide you with "police...

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06Sep 2017

In Florida, You Can Change Your Mind About A Breathalyzer Test, Without Penalty

In the State of Florida, if you have a driver's license, part of the agreement you make with the state when you accept the license, is that you agree to submit to a breathalyzer test if an officer suspects you of operating under the influence and requests one. Not only that, but if you refuse, the state can then use that as evidence against you...

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