Posts Tagged ‘dwi’

Can You Be a Teacher With a DUI On Your Record?

If you are wanting to pursue a career in teacher but have a DWI/DUI conviction on your record, you may have some challenges looming ahead of you. Many of today’s employers require thorough background checks to be conducted, along with documentation that is likely to reveal these prior convictions. Unlike a couple of decades ago, […]

What Are “No Refusal” Blood-Draw DUI Checkpoints and How Can They Affect You?

Whether you have been drinking and driving or you are just tired, you always run the risk that you will be pulled over and forced to have your blood drawn. No one wants an impaired driver to injure or kill after having a fun night out with friends and the “no refusal” blood draw looks […]

Are DUI Driving Classes Considered a Tax Deductible Expense?

A person charged with a DUI (Driving under the influence) offense can anticipate paying for a number of expenses. These expenses may include the cost of legal representation; court fees, fines and penalties; traffic fines; and, if court ordered, the cost of DUI driving classes. Every state has a set of laws regarding DUI offenses […]

Joining the Military with a DUI on your Record

Having a DUI or DWI on your Record Does Not Disqualify you from Joining the Military – Learn How to Prepare for Active Duty after a DUI No matter which branch of the service a person plans to enter, he or she must be of good moral character and legal standing. During the background investigation, […]

Accused Of Drunk Driving In Another State? | What Are Your First Steps

Being accused of drunk driving while visiting or driving through another state becomes a real hassle. It has implications for driving in your own state too, in most cases. While the specifics differ from state to state, this Drunk Drivers Rights guide explains the basics of what you can expect if you are accused of drunk […]

What Does Reasonable Suspicion of Drunk Driving Mean?

The term “reasonable suspicion” is not a high legal threshold to meet. It’s much lower than “probable cause.”  Since the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures, just about any traffic stop falls within this protection. In this Drunk Drivers Rights article we will explain what “reasonable suspicion of drunk driving” means and its implications for you. Defining […]

Do You Have to Be Drunk To Be Guilty of Drunk Driving?

What it means to be drunk is hard to define. By law, if your blood alcohol is .080 or above, state DUI laws dictate that you will be ruled drunk by the courts whether or not your behavior shows you to be drunk. The terms vary, with “impaired” and “intoxicated” being used in most states. […]

Busted for DUI! 10 Things You Must Know at a DUI Stop

If you get pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, there are things you must know in order to protect your rights and help bring about the best results for yourself. These are things a good DUI attorney would tell you to do, and they are based on federal DUI laws and state DUI laws. […]

Testing for a DUI, Overview of the Different Types of DUI Tests

If you are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving, there are several different types of DUI tests that state DUI laws allow as evidence. Here’s an overview of the testing for DUI that happens in most communities. If you’re not familiar with any of the terms used, see a detailed DUI glossary for definitions. In […]

10 Alternatives to Driving Drunk, How to Get a Free Ride Home!

Perhaps you’ve faced the dilemma that millions of others have. You know you’re probably impaired by alcohol. To drive is to risk getting stopped for drunk driving and receiving a DUI charge or conviction. To not drive presents the hassle of trying to get home. What do you do? Because the dangers of drunk driving […]