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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!

  • The Key to Prom Night – Plan Ahead

    March 19th, 2019

    April is beginning of prom season in Collin County. It is important for parents to take the time to talk to their kids about the potential hazards associated with prom night and how to best respond to peer pressure. Here…Read more ›... [Link]
  • What You Need to Know About Hit-and-Run Accidents

    March 19th, 2019

    Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be disruptive and traumatic, both for you and for everyone involved. But if you decide to leave the scene of the accident before police have arrived, you make the situation even worse. Now, you have added hit-and-run to any other offenses you might have... [Link]
  • How Do Different Prescription Drugs Affect Your Driving?

    March 19th, 2019

    You weren’t at a party. You weren’t at a bar. You hadn’t even had anything to drink. You were just driving to the store for groceries, or maybe to pick up your child from soccer practice. Perhaps you feel just a little drowsy. A policeman pulls you over because he notices something unusual abo... [Link]
  • Homicide convictions can arise from alcohol says Virginia DUI lawyer

    March 16th, 2019

    Homicide is a risk of impaired driving, because in many ways, as Ralph Nader urged, cars can be unsafe at any speed. As a Virginia DUI attorney, I advise everyone to stay away from driving a motor vehicle for at least twenty-four hours after consuming alcohol or impairing drugs. Such an approach ove... [Link]
  • Canadian Immigration Crackdown on Foreign DUI Offenders

    March 16th, 2019

    As of December 18, 2018, Canada’s Bill C-46 became law, classifying impaired driving offenses as “serious criminality” rather than “simple” within the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. So how does the passing of Bill C-46 affect us stateside? First, we should understand what the Immi... [Link]
  • Most New Jersey Police Officers are not trained to Identify Drug Impairment, Article Says

    March 14th, 2019

    Whether you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a serious criminal offense with the potential for severe penalties in New Jersey. If you have been arrested for a drug-related DWI, you need to contact a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney immediately. Our team... [Link]
  • What Is a Terroristic Threat Charge in Texas?

    March 12th, 2019

    Free speech is a bedrock principle of American law. But “free speech” does not give you the right to say whatever you want without restriction or consequence. For example, if you speak threats of physical violence directed against a person…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Some States Ban DUI Checklanes

    March 12th, 2019

    It is spring time in Kansas City, which means that it is DUI Checklane season in Kansas and Missouri. Soon, 30 to 40 police officers will gather to set up a way to stop hundreds or thousands of motorists on a weekend night to sniff them out for drinking or taking drugs, despite the fact […] The po... [Link]
  • Can an Unconscious Driver Give Consent to have a Blood Alcohol Test?

    March 8th, 2019

    The Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, specifically the first 10 Amendments, mindful that the government could and may at some point in our country’s future subvert our individual rights, such as the right to be free of unreasonable governmental searches and seizures. Specifically, the Fou... [Link]
  • Could DUI Fines be on the Upswing?

    March 7th, 2019

    In a previous post, we covered potential costs of a DUI. That was based on our current understanding of California DUI law. However, Mississippi may be a trendsetter to legislatures throughout the country in increasing the fines and fees associated with a DUI arrest and conviction. The Mississippi H... [Link]
  • Ex-Pro Wrestler Charged with Sixth DWI in New Jersey

    March 6th, 2019

    You probably already know that being convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) in New Jersey can seriously derail almost every aspect of your life. If you or someone you love is facing DWI charges, you should immediately contact a trusted and experienced New Jersey DWI attorney. With years of exp... [Link]
  • Kyle Therrian Named to 2019 ‘Rising Stars’

    March 4th, 2019

    Kyle Therrian was selected for the 2019 Rising Stars list, a multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list. Attorneys designated as Rising Stars are up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age…Read more ›... [Link]
  • Traveling to Canada with a Kansas DUI

    March 3rd, 2019

    Entry into Canada after a conviction for a Kansas DUI has always been tricky, but it is about to get a lot harder. New laws went into effect on December 18, 2018, which classify a DUI as a serious offense and put it on par with some of the most violent and serious crimes imaginable. […] The post T... [Link]
  • How Does a DUI Affect Car Insurance?

    March 1st, 2019

    When one gets pulled over and subsequently arrested for an alleged DUI, what are some of the first things that run through their head? “Oh no, I’m in trouble,” “I am going to jail,” “I need a lawyer” are probably a few. However, after the initial shock wears off, that person eventually... [Link]
  • How an Out-of-State DWI Conviction Affect’s Your New Jersey Driver’s License

    February 25th, 2019

    A DWI charge can have devastating consequences for a person’s life. If you were arrested for a DWI in New Jersey or convicted in another state, the legal process can be very confusing. This is why it is important to reach out to a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney to understand your legal rights an... [Link]
  • PBT test misinstruction – Virginia DUI lawyer says exclude the result

    February 24th, 2019

    PBT (preliminary breath test) testing is commonly requested by Virginia police before making a final determination whether to arrest a DUI suspect. As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I have on numerous occasions kept out PBT test results from judicial consideration and then convinced the trial judge to suppr... [Link]
  • Bill limiting suspensions a start at untangling worst-in-nation driver-license mess

    February 24th, 2019

    Texas revokes more drivers licenses, by far, than any other state, The Washington Post reported last year. But House Corrections Committee Chairman James White wants to change that. He has a bill up in the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee on Wednesday that would rectify a small but unre... [Link]
  • North Dakota Bill Outlawing DUI Checkpoint Passes House

    February 22nd, 2019

    Just take a look at last week’s post. According to statistics obtained by Insurify, an auto insurance comparison website, North Dakota was ranked as the worst state when it came to drunk drivers. 5.73% of people who responded to a questionnaire from Insurify indicated that they had a history of DU... [Link]
  • Legislation filed to abolish driver surcharges, but what about debtors in legacy program?

    February 21st, 2019

    Yesterday, Texas Senate State Affairs Committee Chairwoman Joan Huffman and House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Zerwas filed companion bills which appear to be the leadership-driven abolition proposal for the Driver Responsibility Program (DRP) that will be the main focus this session.SB 91... [Link]
  • Former Melrose Place Star Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Deadly DWI Crash in New Jersey

    February 20th, 2019

    An assault by auto charge can turn your entire life upside down. If you have been charged with assault by auto in the state of New Jersey, you need to consult a trusted and knowledgeable New Jersey DWI attorney who understands the specifics of this area of the law. With years of experience, we will... [Link]
  • Everything You Wanted to Know about Boating Under the Influence (BUI)

    February 16th, 2019

    From gorgeous harbors and miles of coastline to hundreds of lakes, reservoirs and waterways, there are plenty of places in California to enjoy time out on a boat. But if you think operating a boat exempts you from California DUI laws, think again. Last spring, Dean Allen Payne came face to face with... [Link]
  • DUI and Hit-and-Run in California: Making a Bad Situation Much Worse

    February 16th, 2019

    Hopefully you never put yourself in a situation like the following scenario, but for the sake of discussion let’s consider it: Suppose you’ve been out with friends for the evening. You’ve had a couple of drinks, and while you might be flirting with the legal limit, you feel in control of your... [Link]
  • Alcohol & drug programs for probation – Virginia DUI lawyer raises caution

    February 16th, 2019

    Alcohol and drug programs are big business for DUI cases, other court cases, and non-court cases, employing a large percentage of people in Virginia and beyond. Yes, those programs often are better than if the only other choice is jai, but their very existence means that Virginia magistrates, judges... [Link]
  • Man Crashes Bergen County Owned Dump Truck into Multiple Cars While Drunk

    February 15th, 2019

    For truck drivers who rely on their New Jersey commercial driver’s license (CDL) to earn a living, a DWI conviction can have devastating and far-reaching consequences. If you possess a CDL and have been charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), it is vital that you speak to a seasoned New Jers... [Link]
  • States with the Most Drunk Drivers

    February 15th, 2019

    Insurify, an auto insurance quotes comparison website, used questionnaire information gathered from their over 1.6 million car insurance shoppers, excessive drinking and traffic fatality information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and population information from the United States Census... [Link]