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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]
How to figure out BAC

How to figure out BAC

Blood alcohol content, also known as BAC, is the number used by the law to determine a number of alcohol-related offenses, including DUIs and MIPs. Your blood alcohol content will vary depending on your body size and tolerance, but you can use a general formula to predict what your BAC is if your bo......[Read More]
Indiana State Laws for DUI Conviction

Indiana State Laws for DUI Conviction

There are strict penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol in Indiana.colorful drinks image by forca from Fotolia.comThe criminal penalties in Indiana for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) vary depending on whether you have previous convictions for DUI. This crime is.........[Read More]
Penalties for a DUI for a Minor in Washington State

Penalties for a DUI for a Minor in Washington State

Minoirs can face DUI charges in Washington if blood alcohol content is .02 percent or higher.Bottle with beer beer on a white reflecting surface image by Alexander Oshvintsev from Fotolia.comWashington State has strong DUI laws, but minors caught driving under the influence receive far.........[Read More]
DUI Laws in Indiana

DUI Laws in Indiana

Indiana DUI laws are strict when it comes to operating with a BAC (Blood alcohol concentration) of .08 or more. A person that operates under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be subject to fines, substance abuse treatment, community service, jail, license suspension and/or made to.........[Read More]
What Are Senatorial Classes?

What Are Senatorial Classes?

Senatorial classes in the U.S. are the basic way that the Senate divides its members for the purpose of staggered elections every two years. This system was initially proposed at the Constitutional Convention and was codified into law upon the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Because of this r......[Read More]
How to Refuse a Breathalyzer

How to Refuse a Breathalyzer

A Breathalyzer is a device most often used to determine the blood alcohol level of someone suspected of driving a car while intoxicated. While the accuracy of these devices are debated, they are a generally accepted means of measuring blood alcohol levels. You may refuse to submit to a breathalyzer ......[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]
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 British Columbia

DUI Laws in British Columbia

Learn the DUI laws in British Columbiadriving position image by Robert Kelly from Fotolia.comDUI refers to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Obviously, driving while impaired can be dangerous both to the driver and to others on the road. British Columbia has particularly.........[Read More]
How to Win a DUI Case in Missouri

How to Win a DUI Case in Missouri

In Missouri it is a crime to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher. Penalties for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) include hefty fines and jail time. As with any criminal charge, the state must prove that the accused committed the alleged crime of DUI beyond a ......[Read More]
Things That Make a False Reading on a Breathalyzer

Things That Make a False Reading on a Breathalyzer

Blood alcohol concentration or (BAC) is determined by the use of a breathalyzer. It measures the alcohol content in a person's breath and correlates it to the amount of alcohol in the blood. Breathalyzers are considered to be scientifically accurate but certain factors can influence results and prov......[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]
DUI Laws & Regulations in Tennessee

DUI Laws & Regulations in Tennessee

DUI offenses in Tennessee can lead to jail time.latticed prison window image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comThe state of Tennessee defines DUI as driving under the influence of an intoxicant, drug or drug-producing stimulant. The blood alcohol concentration, or BAC, that is considered.........[Read More]
How Long Does a DWI Stay on Your Driving Record?

How Long Does a DWI Stay on Your Driving Record?

Your driving record details all of the tickets or traffic convictions, such as driving while intoxicated (DWI), that you have received over time. It is basically a record of how well you follow traffic laws. Following the rules of the road may not seem like a big deal to you, but it may be to potent......[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]
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]
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]
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]