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The DUI Lawyer Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS-driven aggregation of the 50 most recent blog posts by lawyers blogging issues related to DUI law (read more about the process...). If you know of a lawyer blogging on DUI law that we haven't covered in the blogroll on the right side of the page, please send a note to Steve Matthews or Lawrence Koplow and we will get them added to the mix!

  • Summit, New Jersey Police Set to Crack Down on Drunk Driving

    August 18th, 2018

    Drunk driving charges should never be taken lightly. In addition to a criminal conviction, this charge can lead to job loss and reputation loss as well. If you or someone you know has been charged with DWI, it is imperative that you have an experienced New Jersey DWI attorney on your side. You can r... [Link]
  • Can you be Stopped for a DUI after an Anonymous Tip?

    August 17th, 2018

    I’ve seen them and I’m sure you have too; road signs or billboards that encourage drivers to call the police if they spot a suspected drunk driver on the road. I can tell you that drivers often do, in fact, anonymously call police to report other drivers whom they suspect are driving drunk. If t... [Link]
  • New Jersey Drunk Driver Involved in Two Accidents in School Zone

    August 14th, 2018

    If you have been cited for a DWI in a school zone, you need to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney without delay. An alleged drunk driver was involved in two accidents in a school zone last week, according to the Mendham Borough police. The 50-year-old woman from Bernardsville was charg... [Link]
  • How to Make an OUI Even Worse

    August 14th, 2018

    Getting charged with OUI is bad enough…don’t make it worse by making any of the serious mistakes below. From excessively high blood alcohol content (BAC) to driving drunk with children in the car, there are many aggravating factors that can turn your OUI from a bad mistake to extended time behin... [Link]
  • What Are the Laws Regarding Fake IDs in Texas?

    August 14th, 2018

    As long as the legal drinking age in Texas stays at 21, teenagers will probably continue to obtain fake IDs in order to get served alcohol at bars and nightclubs. Indeed, many college and high school students view a fake…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Has a Marijuana Breathalyzer Finally been Developed?

    August 11th, 2018

    As predicted, recreational marijuana is here in California. California joined Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia in legalizing both medical and recreational marijuana. Thirty states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical mar... [Link]
  • Drunk New Jersey Driver Hits 36 Parked Cars

    August 7th, 2018

    If you or someone close to you has been charged with a DWI in New Jersey, we can help. With years of experience, our seasoned New Jersey DWI attorneys understand how to protect your rights during every phase of your drunk driving case. We understand the serious negative impact a drunk driving convic... [Link]
  • Visiting Canada with a DUI Conviction

    August 3rd, 2018

    Canada considers driving under the influence a very serious crime, so much so in fact, that they consider it an “indictable offense.” This is the functional equivalent to a felony under California law.  Unlike California where a DUI is, for the most part, considered a misdemeanor for a first, s... [Link]
  • Falsifying Documents in Texas

    August 1st, 2018

    People rely on documents every day to renew driver’s licenses, apply for benefits, and request help from the government. Society depends on the authenticity of these documents. For this reason, Texas has made it a crime to falsify documents, and…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Lucidity arguments get a DUI arrest suppressed – Fairfax DWI lawyer

    July 31st, 2018

    Fairfax DUI lawyer wins trial after underlining defendant's lucidity despite his wobbliness with field sobriety tests. Lucidity arguments are particularly important for DUI defendants when their physical coordination is wobbly. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I have experienced the benefits of such ar... [Link]
  • Taking cops off point on mental-health cases, commissary questions, a $7 million-plus AC bill, and more

    July 30th, 2018

    Let's clear some browser tabs with a roundup of items which merit Grits readers' attention even if I don't have time to construct a full blog post around each of them:Blood will tell you moreFollowing Pam Colloff's masterful two-part story on faulty blood-spatter evidence, ProPublica has launched... [Link]
  • What the judges want: Judicial Council recommendations to the #txlege

    July 29th, 2018

    The Texas Judicial Council last month issued its recommendations to the Legislature on criminal-justice reform heading into the 86th session in 2019. Let's take a look at what judges are asking of the Texas Lege.'Data! Data! Data! I cannot make bricks without clay'Although listed under the heading f... [Link]
  • Intoxilyzer 9000 Breath Testing Forgeries – NBD

    July 27th, 2018

    A recent article in the Denver Post details the discovery by DUI defense attorneys in Colorado that hundreds of “certifications” of Intoxilyzer 9000 machines have been forged. The Colorado state health lab is supposed to calibrate and test each breath test machine and then issue a certification... [Link]
  • Driving Under the Influence of …. Coffee

    July 27th, 2018

    A man in California was pulled over for “cutting off” an agent of the California Alcohol Beverage Control in August of 2015. That agent developed an opinion, no doubt using his extensive training and experience, that the driver was DUI. He was arrested and taken to jail where he was given a brea... [Link]
  • The Cost/Benefit of Hiring a DUI Lawyer

    July 27th, 2018

    I was interviewed recently for an article about the cost vs. benefit of hiring an attorney for a DUI case. The article discusses the effect of a DUI on insurance as well as what attorneys cost to represent someone on a DUI. From the subtitle, “A good attorney is expensive, but a DUI is much […]... [Link]
  • Tracking where Drunk Drivers had their Last Drink

    July 27th, 2018

    Iowa will begin keeping track of where drunk drivers had their last drink under a new pilot program called “Place of Last Drink.” The hope is that the program will put pressure on alcohol-serving establishments to refrain from over serving patrons who might then get behind the wheel. If you ask... [Link]
  • Woman Drives Drunk to Pick Up Friend Charged with DWI at a New Jersey Police Station

    July 25th, 2018

    Driving under the influence of alcohol can lead to serious consequences such as fines, imprisonment and the loss of your driving privileges. If you or someone you know is facing drunk driving charges, you need to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney who can help. With extensive experience... [Link]
  • Four Mistakes To Avoid After Criminal Charges Have Been Filed

    July 25th, 2018

    Most people have never faced criminal charges in Collin County before, the first time you are arrested comes as a serious shock. Many Collin County residents have no idea how to deal with the situation. And unfortunately, their ignorance often…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Utah Braces for New BAC Limit of 0.05 Percent

    July 24th, 2018

    In March of last year, I wrote about how Utah had passed a law which would lower its blood alcohol content limit from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent. Well, the law is set to take effect in a mere five months for Utah and the state is getting ready for the change. Using studies that […] The post Utah... [Link]
  • 3 Dumb Ways to Set Yourself Up for a DUI Arrest

    July 24th, 2018

    Let’s start by acknowledging the obvious: No one begins with the express intention, “I’m going to get arrested for DUI tonight.” Although sadly, some people don’t care one way or the other, the average person doesn’t set out with an intent to drive under the influence. Usually, a DUI arr... [Link]
  • Celebrity DUI Roundup—Summer 2018 Edition

    July 24th, 2018

    Getting arrested for DUI can be highly disruptive and embarrassing in itself—but imagine if your shortcomings made national headlines. By definition, famous people rely on publicity to keep them…famous. However, occasionally they get media attention for less than flattering reasons. Even so, we... [Link]
  • Driver’ Was Watching Hulu During Deadly Accident Involving Self-Driving Uber, Criminal Charges May Follow

    July 17th, 2018

    Earlier this year, an Arizona woman was killed when she was struck by an Uber self-driving test vehicle. Elaine Herzberg was crossing a Tempe street with her bicycle when the tragic accident occurred. In response, Uber immediately pulled all self-driving test vehicles from cities nationwide. Althoug... [Link]
  • Zero Tolerance Laws for Underage OUI

    July 17th, 2018

    It is illegal in all 50 states to purchase, and even to possess, alcohol if you are under the age of 21.  And although it is illegal for anyone to drive under the influence of alcohol, individuals under age 21 are prohibited from driving with even the slightest trace of alcohol in their system. For... [Link]
  • New Jersey DWI Based On Blood Alcohol Content Greater than 0.10 Percent

    July 16th, 2018

    Not all DWIs are created equal. While all potential DWI charges can adversely affect one’s life, the consequences can be even more severe if the percentage of alcohol in your blood exceeds 0.10 percent. If you or someone close to you has been charged with a DWI in New Jersey, you need to reach out... [Link]
  • Roadside PBT breath testing – Fairfax DUI lawyer on its limits

    July 15th, 2018

    Fairfax DUI lawyer on the limits of using roadside PBT breath testing in court Roadside PBT breath testing is routinely attempted by Virginia police in Virginia DUI/DWI convictions. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I pounce on such evidence. Many -- but, unfortunately, not all -- Virginia judges suffic... [Link]