We recently discussed some of the things that you have to consider when you are charged with drunk driving. These points aren't some that you can just ignore. In fact, the closer look you take at the case against you, the more options you might have for your defense.
There is almost no feeling worse than seeing flashing lights behind your vehicle when you know that you are drunk. About the only thing worse would be seeing those flashing lights heading your way after you were in an accident when you are drunk.
The many consequences of a drunk driving conviction should be the fuel you need to get your defense moving. You shouldn't think that these charges are minor and won't impact your life.
There are a lot of things that can impact you when you are facing a drunk driving charge. Many people automatically think about the possible time in jail or the fines that they have to face.There are other possible consequences for people who are facing drunk driving charges to think about.
A night out partying with your friends is something that is usually a good time. These nights can also end in a not-so-fun way if you decide to drink and drive. We know that you understand that driving drunk isn't something that you should do; however, we also know that things happens and you might not always make the best choices.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the hassle of ignition interlock devices. While these devices do serve an important role in preventing drunk driving, they still place a burden on the people who have to use them. We know that you don't want a drunk driving charge to impact your entire life. While we can't make the charge just disappear, we can work to get your defense together so you can fight the charge.
Almost everyone knows that driving drunk is against the law. Still, some people find themselves in a position that requires them to do just that during the holidays. If you are tempted to drive drunk in order to get home, take a few moments to think about the possible consequences of that decision.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the horizontal gaze nystagmus test and how it is used in drunk driving stops. That test is only one of the many possible means that a police officer has to determine if a person is impaired. Other possibilities include a breath test, a blood test, and other field sobriety tests.
Seeing the flashing lights of a police vehicle behind you after you have left a party and you know you had a couple of drinks can make your heart drop. If the officer has a reason to think that you have been drinking, you might asked be asked to take a field sobriety test. One of these tests is the horizontal gaze nystagmus test.
If you live in the United States, you probably know that driving under the influence is a crime. Not only that, you know that it can lead to a serious punishment. Authorities across the country are cracking down on driving under the influence, as they know this is one of the top reasons for motor vehicle accidents.