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25Jun 2018

Falling Asleep At The Wheel And DUI

Earlier this month there was a very curious case of a driver falling asleep at the wheel, and it was related to his being intoxicated. The event took place in New Jersey where a 20-year-old driver was woken up by an officer after a motorist called police notifying them that an individual appeared to be asleep at the wheel - at a traffic light!An officer...

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25Jun 2018

Lessons From A California DUI

Everyone should be aware by now that it is not only alcohol that can cause you to be charged with a DUI. Everything from prescription drugs to cannabis can land you in jail for a night to be followed up by costly and perhaps lengthy court proceedings.A recent "Drug DUI" in California saw an individual receive a sentence of 10 years for accidentally killing a...

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25Jun 2018

Some Alcohol Facts You May Not Know About

Alcohol can not only get you a DUI when abused, it can also do a lot of other nasty things to your body. Alcohol is composed of small methanol molecules, 20% of which don't even get metabolized and go right into the bloodstream. This is also why "chugging" is a really bad idea. It basically overloads your system by putting too much in, too quickly....

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25Jun 2018

Window Tint And Traffic Stops

Your window tint may be cause for you to be stopped by a patrol officer. If in the course of that stop, he believes and/or finds that you are intoxicated you will be charged with a DUI.There have been a few cases recently where the defense argued that since their clients' window tint wasn't actually illegal, the stop for the tint resulting in the DUI...

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16May 2018

Report Calls Effectiveness of Alcotest 9510 Breathalyzer Into Question

A case in Washington state gave defense attorneys access to the source code of the Alcotest 9510 breathalyzer - the industry standard. The device is made by the German company Draeger and evaluates the BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) of breath based on two sensors. One is an infrared beam that measures how much light goes through a breath sample and the other is a fuel...

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