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Public Intoxication… Not So Black And White

Unlike the legal limit for drinking and driving, the line between public intoxication and sobriety is a lot blurrier than most people realize, both for the offenders and law enforcement. First of all, there is no legal limit for public intoxication. The limitations for operating a vehicle after drinking are concise: anything above .08 will […]


Apps Encouraging DUI to Be Discontinued

Several U.S. senators have raised concern about cell phone apps that may be encouraging driving while intoxicated. Senators Charles Schumer of New York, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, Harry Reid of Nevada, and Tom Udall of New Mexico have asked Apple and Google to remove smartphone applications that alert motorists of the locations of police […]

Apps Encouraging DUI to Be Discontinued

DUI Trial

Will the Prosecutor Handling My DUI Trial Know My Driving or Criminal Records?

Driving under the influence (DUI) arrests, trials, convictions, and sentences can be anxiety-producing, frightening experiences. Many first-time offenders find themselves overwhelmed by the process and unsure how to best navigate the criminal justice system to ensure they receive the least stringent penalty and punishment possible. It is not surprising that many DUI arrestees choose to […]


Is a DUI a Misdemeanor?

DUI, or driving while under the influence, is a misdemeanor in all 50 states if it is the defendant’s first offense. Most states also consider a second—or even a third—DUI to be a misdemeanor, provided a certain amount of time, generally seven to 10 years, has passed between offenses. What Is a Misdemeanor? A misdemeanor […]

Is a DUI a Misdemeanor

Drunk driver gets up to 12 years for cop’s death

A ​Long Island man was sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Wednesday ​for the DWI-related death of a Nassau County cop​ — even though he wasn’t ​driving the car that killed the officer. ​Police Officer Joseph Olivieri​ ​was re​​sponding to two crashes caused by James Ryan’s drunken​ driving, jurors found in January, when […]

DWI-related death of a Nassau County cop

States are Forced into Enacting DUI Laws or Else Risk Losing Funding

States are Forced into Enacting DUI Laws or Else Risk Losing Funding

In the United States, laws are made based on the need for these laws and how effective they will be in improving safety or reducing crime, right?  Not with driving under the influence and other alcohol-related laws. With the influence of MADD and politicians who are trying to win elections, the states are often strong-armed […]


Michael Phelps arrested for DUI in Baltimore

Michael Phelps, the winningest Olympian of all time, has been arrested for DUI in Baltimore, police are reporting. Maryland Transit Authority police arrested Phelps about 1:40 a.m. in the Fort McHenry Tunnel on I-95. “A Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Officer was operating stationary radar on southbound I-395 leaving Baltimore City when a White 2014 […]

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI in Baltimore

Jennifer Lopez Rear-Ended By Drunk Driver

Jennifer Lopez Rear-Ended By Drunk Driver

Jennifer Lopez was feeling shaken after her recent run-in with a drunk driver. The 45-year-old musician took to Instagram on Saturday night to vent her frustration, express her relief, and share the details of the incident. The Booty hitmaker wrote: ‘Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in […]