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

    …” is – don’t drive while intoxicated. Don’t drink and drive. Don’t take any controlled substance or illegal substance and get behind the wheel this Labor Day weekend. More states are choosing to enact no refusal DWI enforcement policies, so it’s essential for motorists to learn how the law views those who just say no to a police officer’s request to submit…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • 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 […] The post New BAC Technology in Today’s Automobiles appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 13 readers -
  • Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    … Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 1,323 Texans were killed in drunk driving accidents in 2015 (BAC ≥ 0.08%). The 1,323 deaths caused by drunk drivers in 2015 accounted for a staggering 38% of ALL traffic fatalities in the state of Texas. Over 70% of alcohol-impaired drivers involved in fatal accidents had BAC readings of 0.15% or higher…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 28 readers -
  • 2016 Chicago Beer Classic

    … Festival season has officially begun in Chicago. Over the next few months, the city’s residents and potentially millions of tourists will be able to enjoy more than 140 fests. Music is a key component to many of the festivals, including at Lollapalooza, Pitchfork, and the jazz, blues, and reggae fests. In addition to live music, another singular…

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

    … to drive safely. This pertains to painkillers, anti-depressants, and even cold medicine. You should be aware of possible side effects of any medication you are taking, and avoid driving after consumption. Alcohol: Because alcohol is a depressant, you may start to feel tired after drinking, especially late at night. Even if your BAC level is below…

    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

    … Transportation Code sets forth the different situations in which a court will order an individual to be under an IID restriction. An individual who has had his or her driver’s license suspended due to being convicted of DWI two or more times within a 10-year period, intoxication assault, or intoxication manslaughter can be ordered to operate only…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 12 readers -
  • 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

    … the culpability of the decedent is the quantitative analysis of ethyl alcohol in the decedent’s blood. No matter what methods are used, using the BAC at the time of autopsy in order to determine the decedent’s impairment at the time of the accident is an educated guess at best and gross speculation at worst. The reason for the uncertainty is because…

    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…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 10 readers -
  • 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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