DUI

3 alcohol-related behaviors that increase your DUI risk

Anytime you drive after drinking, there's a possibility that you could get stopped by the police. Being responsible about how much alcohol you consume and how quickly after drinking you get behind the wheel can reduce your chances of getting arrested for driving under...

How do the police know if you are driving while high?

At this time, there exists no established test to determine if a motorist is too high on marijuana to operate a vehicle safely. However, since recreational weed is now allowed in Virginia, more residents than ever face DUI convictions for drugged driving. With the...

Common defenses in DUI cases

Many drunk driving cases in Virginia and around the country are resolved in the same way: Toxicology evidence is used to establish intoxication, and the defendant then pleads guilty in return for charging or sentencing concessions. However, there are situations where...

Problems with DUI charges for chemicals other than alcohol

Most people associate alcohol with a DUI charge in Virginia, but that is not always the case: Individuals who are under prescribed medications or using illegal drugs could be charged with driving under the influence as well. Much of the evidence is typically officer...

Drunk driving penalties in Virginia

Drunk driving laws are enforced strictly in Virginia. Motorists are considered too impaired to operate a motor vehicle safely when they have blood alcohol concentrations of .08 or higher, but DUI charges can also be filed against drivers with no alcohol in their...

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