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DUI Laws in China

DUI Laws in China

DUI conviction in China can result in an immediate one-year revocation of your license.china image by Luisafer from Fotolia.comIn China, laws against driving under the influence (DUI) mirror those found in other nations. You may be found guilty of DUI if either your consumption of alcohol.........[Read More]
Felony DUI Laws in Boise, ID

Felony DUI Laws in Boise, ID

Drinking and driving can lead to a felony conviction in Boise.lemon image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.comDriving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime with potentially severe consequences. In Boise, some types of DUI are classified as felonies rather than misdemeanors. People.........[Read More]
How to Handle a Colorado DUI

How to Handle a Colorado DUI

Being arrested for driving under the influence can be extremely stressful and challenging. Colorado has some stringent DUI laws that can be very complex to sort through, making your DUI even more difficult to overcome. However, with a few pieces of information and a good idea of which direction to g......[Read More]
The Causes of a False Positive for an Alcohol Test

The Causes of a False Positive for an Alcohol Test

There are many ways to measure a person's blood-alcohol concentration, some of which are more accurate than others. Blood testing is the most accurate method to measure someone's BAC, but this is impractical in the field. Because of this, breath analyzer tests and urine tests are more common methods......[Read More]
Drunk Driving Laws in Maryland

Drunk Driving Laws in Maryland

Think twice before downing that drinkdrink image by Galyna Andrushko from Fotolia.comDrunk driving in Maryland, as well as all other areas of the United States, is a serious offense. No one should ever drink and drive because it puts all those on the road with you at risk of bodily.........[Read More]
DUI Laws in the District of Columbia

DUI Laws in the District of Columbia

Drunk driving is illegal and dangerous.police car speed, toy model car, chase criminal image by alma_sacra from Fotolia.comThe District of Columbia has very strong DUI laws, including some that are unique to the District of Columbia. For example, the District of Columbia has three related.........[Read More]
How to Reverse a Guilty Plea in Court

How to Reverse a Guilty Plea in Court

The rules of procedure in both the federal and state courts are designed to protect a defendant from any involuntary plea. There are a variety of procedures in place to allow the defendant to change an initial guilty plea. Although these procedures vary from one jurisdiction to the next, most juris......[Read More]
California's Drunk Driving Law

California's Drunk Driving Law

People charged with a DUI in California face the possibility of serious penalties and consequences, including fines and jail time. Learning more about California's drunk driving law can help you to be aware of what to expect if you are charged with or convicted of a DUI.......[Read More]
What Happens When You Get a DUI in Missouri?

What Happens When You Get a DUI in Missouri?

If you are detained because a police officer has reason to believe you were operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in the state of Missouri, your rights are determined by both criminal and administrative alcohol laws.......[Read More]
Utah DMV DUI Penalties

Utah DMV DUI Penalties

A DUI in Utah will result if a person is driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more. A driver under the legal drinking age of 21 years will be arrested for having a BAC of any amount. Utah has zero tolerance for underage drinking. Commercial drivers such as a truck.........[Read More]
The Statute of Limitations on DUIs in Pennsylvania

The Statute of Limitations on DUIs in Pennsylvania

Whenever someone commits a crime in the state of Pennsylvania, the state's statutes of limitations apply to how long the state has to prosecute the defendant. For those who commits a DUI in Pennsylvania, different state laws can apply. The specific statute of limitations that applies depends on the ......[Read More]
Breathalyzer Procedures & Regulations

Breathalyzer Procedures & Regulations

Thousands of drunk drivers die in vehicle related accidents each year. For decades now, patrol officers have been carrying various models of breath testing devices to use if it is suspected someone has had too much to drink. The portable devices produce an instant readout of blood alcohol content--t......[Read More]
Maine DUI Laws

Maine DUI Laws

An OUI in Maine can mean jail time, fines and driver's license suspension.Maine state contour with Capital City against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comIn Maine the legal term for a DUI is OUI, or operating under the influence, which can mean operating any.........[Read More]
Drunk Driving Laws for Teenagers

Drunk Driving Laws for Teenagers

Inexperienced driving and underage drinking is a deadly combination, outlawed throughout the U.S.accident image by ann triling from Fotolia.comAccording to Students Against Destructive Decisions, in 2005, 28 percent of all traffic fatalities for those aged 15 to 20 involved drivers who.........[Read More]
Drunk Driving Laws of Oklahoma

Drunk Driving Laws of Oklahoma

Drinking and driving can lead to fatal accidentswrecked car image by hazel proudlove from Fotolia.comOklahoma had at least 700 alcohol-related driving fatalities each year between 2004 and 2008 despite strict penalties for drunk drivers in the state. If you don't avoid drinking and.........[Read More]
DUI Penalties in Colorado

DUI Penalties in Colorado

Colorado has serious criminal and administrative penalties for drivers who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.to drunk to drive image by Marjan Veljanoski from Fotolia.comDrivers who operate a motor vehicle in Colorado while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can face.........[Read More]
Colorado DUI & DWI Laws

Colorado DUI & DWI Laws

In Colorado, drunk driving may fall under DUI or DWAI depending on blood alcohol content.colorado springs,colorado image by Earl Robbins from Fotolia.comIn Colorado, drunk driving laws fall under the category of DUI, or driving under the influence, or DWAI, or driving while ability.........[Read More]
What Are the DWI Regulations for Commercial Truck Drivers?

What Are the DWI Regulations for Commercial Truck Drivers?

Drinking and driving is never a good idea, especially when the driver has a commercial driver's license. While states imposed harsh punishments for driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI laws are typically more strict or commercial drivers. Anyone with a CDL should be aware of how DUI laws appl......[Read More]
Colorado Drunk Driving Laws & Penalties

Colorado Drunk Driving Laws & Penalties

Drivers in Colorado may face fines and jail time for drunk driving.whiskey image by Igor Normann from Fotolia.comThe state of Colorado prohibits drivers from operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. An alcohol-related driving offense in Colorado is known as a DUI or DWI,.........[Read More]
Ohio's Drunk Driving Laws

Ohio's Drunk Driving Laws

Ohio has immediate repercussions for driving under the influence.to drunk to drive image by Marjan Veljanoski from Fotolia.comThe current drunk driving laws in Ohio were created in 2004 in an effort to lower the number of drunk driving crashes on Ohio roads. Punishments increase with each.........[Read More]