Increasingly, video evidence is being presented in court by prosecuting counsel. An in-car camera presents an audio and visual record of the driving behavior of an individual before being stopped by police, as well as any statements made by the subject while taking DUI tests. In most cases, the arresting police officer will have a…

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The stakes of driving under the influence (DUI) are high. A person convicted of this offense has to pay penalties and even serve a jail term. Most often, the driver’s license of the person convicted of a DUI offense is suspended. Getting the license back requires fulfilling certain requirements that are set by the state…

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Most people think that driving after drinking will result in a DUI charge. This is not necessarily the case as you will be only charged when you operate a vehicle when your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level is more than 0.08 percent. Police officers follow standard guidelines established by the National Highway Transportation and Safety…

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Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of more than 0.08 can result in serious charges. Generally, a DUI is considered a misdemeanor. However, if the drunk driver causes an accident that results in the loss of property or life, it can become a felony instead of a misdemeanor….

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Driving under the influence of alcohol is a serious crime in every state in the US. A person who drives while drunk poses a risk to others, so the penalties for drunk driving are severe. An individual who has been arrested and is charged for a DUI offense will have to face a number of…

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The Law Office of Jordan B. Rickards recently represented a client charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and refusal to submit to an alchotest (sometimes erroneously called a “breathalyzer”) in Middletown, New Jersey.  The client was allegedly found passed out in her car in the parking lot of a convenience store, the car’s engine…

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Definition of DUI DUI may be defined as: “The act or crime of driving while affected by alcohol or drugs.”  In many parts of the world including the US, this is a serious crime and is liable to prosecution by the state as a criminal offense (punishable with incarceration and or fines.) And more ever…

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