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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]
Idaho DUI License Suspension Laws

Idaho DUI License Suspension Laws

Idaho's state laws regarding driving under the influence, or DUI, are defined by Title 18, Section 80 of the Idaho Statutes.......[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]
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]
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]
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]