Bac

  • What Are the Penalties in Texas for Driving With a BAC of 0.15 Percent?

    … It is common knowledge that the legal blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for drunk driving in Texas is 0.08 percent. BAC varies depending on a person’s weight, metabolism, and the type of alcohol consumed. But just to give you a rough idea, a 160-pound man will likely be at or over 0.08 percent BAC after 3 […] The post What Are the Penalties in Texas for Driving With a BAC of 0.15 Percent? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • What You Need to Know About “No Refusal” This Labor Day

    … This Labor Day is a no refusal weekend. Labor Day is a high-profile holiday—along with New Year’s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day, July 4th, and Memorial Day— because many people travel to attend parties and events with family and friends that include alcoholic beverages on these days. Dozens of drivers are typically arrested for drunk driving on a high…

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  • New BAC Technology in Today’s Automobiles

    … Because statistics reported on by CBS News suggest that the incidence rate of driving while intoxicated is increasing, Texas state officials as well as federal agencies remain as committed as ever to stopping drunk driving. As automotive technology advances by leaps and bounds, there may be a new wave of technology that will soon find…

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  • Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    …The sobering facts about drunk driving accidents in Texas. Texas unfortunately leads the nation when it comes to the number of fatal drunk driving accidents, with nearly 40 percent of all traffic fatalities being attributed to alcohol. DWI Accident Numbers in Texas Every year over 1,000 Texans lose their lives in drunk driving crashes…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -
  • 2016 Chicago Beer Classic

    … back into their cars. People may think they’re fine to drive after two or three drinks, but alcohol drastically impairs a person’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. The effects may even be more severe after being outside in the sun all day and dehydrated. Despite festival goers confidence in their abilities to drive, people with a high BAC…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 31 readers -
  • Falling Asleep While Driving

    …, driving while tired or drowsy contributes to thousands of motor vehicle injuries and fatalities every year. Commercial drivers, shift workers, and individuals with untreated sleeping disorders are particularly at risk of falling asleep while driving. What Causes Falling Asleep at the Wheel? Sleep deprivation is often regarded as the main culprit…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 29 readers -
  • Chicago Motorcycle Accident Statistics

    … percent of operators in fatal crashes tested positive for alcohol in their bloodstream (with a BAC of 0.01 or greater). Chicago motorcyclists killed at nighttime are four times more likely to be found with a BAC level above the legal limit of 0.08. Overall, the NHTSA reports that motorcycle riders in fatal crashes are more likely than drivers…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 37 readers -
  • Ignition Interlock Devices in Texas

    … Ignition interlock devices (IIDs) are designed to prevent drivers from operating a vehicle after they have ingested any amount of alcohol. An IID essentially works like a breathalyzer, in that you must blow into the device, which measures the level of alcohol in your breath, before you are permitted to drive. When a court issues an order…

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  • 25 Crash Causes: Drunk Driving

    … driving. For drivers under age 21, there is a ‘zero tolerance’ policy for driving under the influence of alcohol, and for adult drivers of legal drinking age, there is a mandated blood alcohol content (BAC) limit of .08. However, an adult driver with a BAC of less than .08 can still get arrested and charged with DUI when driving is erratic enough…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 39 readers -
  • DUI Manslaughter Defense

    … Analysis of Postmortem Specimens Strict Liability vs Causation Florida had a strict liability DUI manslaughter statute until 1986. All the state needed to prove was that the defendant was driving while impaired, was involved in a car accident and somebody died as a result of the car accident. It did not matter if the defendant was at fault…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 10 readers -
  • Collateral Consequences of DWI In Brazoria County

    … or any class of felony will forfeit any scholarship for higher education. DWI convictions almost always fall into those categories (the exception being first offenses where your blood alcohol content (BAC) is below 0.15). Federal grants of assistance such as food stamps are also affected – if severe enough, your conviction may disqualify you for life…

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  • Who is eligible for a hardship license?

    … From the Rochester, NY DWI Attorney P. Adam Militello, Esq.: Call us at (585) 485-0025. A hardship privilege to drive a motor vehicle is available to a DWI defendant who has had their New York driving privileges suspended because they gave a chemical test with a result of .08% BAC or higher, and who can demonstrate an extreme hardship…

    Adam Militello/ DWI Law & Criminal Defense Blog- 9 readers -
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