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Here are ways a DUI conviction can ruin your career

When the subject of drinking under influence (DUI) comes up, most people only think of conviction penalties such as fines, suspension of the driver’s license, ignition interlock installation and jail time in extreme cases. However, while these are direct consequences...

Could a designated driver save you from DUI charges? 

DUI charges carry a certain stigma behind them. Not only that, the practical implications on your life after gaining a DUI conviction can be detrimental. You may rely on the use of your vehicle for work purposes, or to visit aging family members. Your driver’s license...

Can you speed if your wife is in labor?

You've probably heard stories about babies being born in vehicles on the way to the hospital. If you are married and your wife is pregnant, you've probably thought about what you would do if she suddenly went into labor. In fact, people often talk about how they would...

Were you really drunk or were you just fatigued?

Many people don’t think about how much sleep they got before they get behind the wheel. Instead, they just assume that they’ll be able to drive safely to where they’re going. What some people may not realize is that drowsy driving has effects that mimic drunk...

Did the police have reasonable suspicion to pull you over?

The legality of your traffic stop could affect the outcome of your DUI charges. For example, if the police did not follow the law when pulling you over, it could be deemed an illegal stop, and the evidence obtained from the stop may be inadmissible in court. The law...

Don’t let Super Bowl Sunday be ruined by a DUI

If the Kansas City Chiefs make it to the Super Bowl, there will be more than the usual number of Game Day parties in the area. Super Bowl Sunday, no matter who’s playing, is one of the most popular drinking days on the calendar in the U.S. One empirical measure of...

Driving mistakes are easy to make

It's very unfair to judge anyone who's facing criminal charges based on one action, assuming that means anything about their overall moral character. The fact of the matter is that very good people still do make mistakes, and it happens all the time.  For instance,...

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