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…

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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 […] The post New BAC Technology in Today’s Automobiles appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    … (more than twice the legal limit). Of those, 75% were found to be repeat offenders. In Dallas alone, there were over 1,250 alcohol-related crashes reported in 2015 (638 in Fort Worth). 22.5% of all fatal DWI accidents occur between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. Over 21% of all alcohol-related accident fatalities occur…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 29 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

    …, and prevent a potential crash. Falling asleep while driving accidents can happen unexpectedly. However, if you or someone you know recently suffered a car accident injury due to someone else’s negligence, you should not be held responsible for damages. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you prepare and file a legal claim to recover…

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

    … Although Illinois motorcycle accidents have slightly decreased in the last couple of years, they continue to result in thousands of injuries and fatalities. Statistics show that motorcyclists are approximately 26 times more likely than passenger car occupants to suffer a fatal injury in a collision. In 2014 alone, there were 118 motorcyclists…

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

    …. A 2015 Texas law also provides that you may opt for an IID restriction, rather than having your driver’s license suspended altogether, where your DUI conviction was based on an incident in which your blood alcohol content (BAC) measured 0.15 or lower. If you are facing DWI-related charges that may require you to have an IID, you should discuss your…

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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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