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Can a cup of coffee help you avoid a DUI?

You know you don’t want to get arrested for drunk driving, but you’re out at the bar with your friends and you’ve had a little bit too much to drink. You express concern that driving home could just result in an arrest.  One of your friends tells you to simply walk...

You can’t trick a breath test during a DUI stop

People who are pulled over by a police officer for the suspicion of impaired driving may be asked to take a preliminary breath test to determine their blood-alcohol concentration percentage. Some people think that they can trick the equipment, so they get a reading...

Is the 0.08% BAC limit really for everyone? 

If you have a driver's license, you've been told that the limit for blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for a driver is 0.08%. Drivers who meet this level or exceed it could face DWI charges. But does this limit apply in all situations? Are there some people who could...

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...

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...