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Breathalyzer & Breath Tester Facts

19. May 2009

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By Tim H Image via Wikipedia Breathalyzer tests are the tests used in drunk driving or DUI cases when the officer attempts to collect a breath test sample from you at the police station. Currently the device used is called the Intoxilyzer 5000, which is a rather large boxlike machine. There are also portable breath testers (also called [...]

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DUI Recidivism

19. May 2009

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By Tim H DUI recidivism is a major problem in the war on drunk driving. The original mission of the organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was to prevent repeat offenders and chronic alcohol abusers from committing drunk driving offenses as that was the main crux of the DUI problem our nation faces. DUI punishments can never [...]

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DUI Court Case - Challenging Breath Test Results

19. May 2009

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By Pat L Johnson Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 percent or higher is illegal in every state. If you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, you will likely be asked or required to take a breath test to measure your blood alcohol content. The results of the breath test [...]

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DUI Auto Insurance Prices Online

19. May 2009

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By Shay West Do you need to find DUI insurance due to a recent drunk driving conviction and finding it hard to get a decent rate from a reputable carrier? Don’t despair, things are not as bad as they may seem. Just like normal auto insurance coverage there are a few things you can do to [...]

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How to Check If Your DUI Defense Lawyer is Good

19. May 2009

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By Rob Davenport Probably the most difficult thing to do when in this situation is choosing your DUI defense lawyer. There are a few rules that you can apply in making sure that you make the right choice, no matter the state you live in. The most important qualities of a lawyer are experience and knowledge. [...]

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Five Rules to Determine If a Criminal Defense Attorney is Good Or Not

19. May 2009

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By Eshwarya Patel When choosing a criminal defense attorney, the most difficult task is to determine if a lawyer is good or not. However, there are five golden rules that can make this task much easier for you. You can apply these rules everywhere irrespective of the state you belong to or the type of criminal [...]

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Let A DUI Lawyer Protect Your Rights

20. November 2008

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by Bill Wilson The consequences of Driving Under The Influence, or DUI, charges are far reaching. The criminal justice system can be a complicated process and the penalties of a DUI are quite severe. You should be aware that in some cases, those convicted of a DUI are subject to significant fines, legal costs, court costs, [...]

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DUI Law Information

20. November 2008

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by DUI Information Association If you’ve been pulled over and accused of a drunk driving offense, or more commonly referred to as a DUI or DWI, then you probably have a lot of questions. You are probably scared, confused, and a little angry if you didn’t feel you deserved it. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your incident [...]

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Drunk Driving: DUI or DWI it doesn’t matter

20. November 2008

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by Stuart Simpson You know it’s a problem to drink and drive. Drinking and driving is the most frequently committed crime. 115 people a day die from car accidents. Of that, 47 had been drinking. Most of the accidents occur between midnight and 3 am. 43% of the fatal accidents of drunk drivers happen on the [...]

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How much will your first DUI cost you?

19. November 2008

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by Alex Weidmann This question depends on a few different factors. Let’s say you were pulled over right after leaving a bar after having a few too many beers. After you’re done paying lawyer fees, court costs, license fees, probation fees and raised insurance rates, you can expect to fork over about $10,000. Ten thousand dollars [...]

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