In North Carolina, people are driving more and further each week, and unfortunately, continuing to drive under the influence, especially during the summer. Summer holidays bring with them spikes in the number of arrests. Also, COVID-19 has led to an even higher increase in alcohol consumption due to … [Read more...] about What happens after being arrested for a DWI/DUI?
After receiving a DWI offense in North Carolina, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device in order to get back on the road. When choosing which device is the right one, you’ll likely have many questions about how to choose. Although it’s something you will be required to do in … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Ignition Interlock For You
Drinking and driving is never a good idea. Unfortunately, some people who find themselves having a bit too much fun, believe that there are quick-fix methods of sobering up once they have had too much to drink. Don’t be fooled by the following myths. They will not reduce the level of alcohol in your … [Read more...] about Safety First – 5 Drinking and Driving Myths
After a DUI conviction in North Carolina, you license will be suspended for 45 days, during which it is illegal for you to operate a vehicle. After you serve that suspension, you can apply for limited driving privileges which allow you to drive to work and for essential things such as child care … [Read more...] about Information You Can Use: Ignition Interlock Laws In North Carolina
It’s no surprise that Arizona's Governor signed the wrong-way driving bill. No one likes wrong-way driving, which is dangerous and usually the result of alcohol. Thanks to the law, Arizona wrong-way driving is now an automatic felony, garnering between four and 30 months in prison. The question … [Read more...] about Arizona Wrong-Way Driving Law is Signed. What Now?
We know that drunk drivers cause deaths all the time – some 30,000 each year in this country. But is that murder? According to the law books in many states, it is – of a sort. A recent case in Winston-Salem shows that a murder charge is a definite possibility if you kill someone while driving drunk … [Read more...] about Why Would a Drunk Driver be Charged with Murder?
A while back we wrote about a bill going through the Arizona legislature designed to deal with the problem of wrong-way drivers. If passed, the law would make wrong-way driving an automatic felony, requiring a fine and traffic classes. The bill has been passed by a Senate panel, and now goes to the … [Read more...] about Senate Panel Insists: You Can’t Drive the Wrong Way in Arizona
Last September a Chevrolet driven by a man named Robert Kite flew off an elevated highway ramp onto the road about 300 feet below. Robert Kite, a father of six, was killed instantly. Since his blood alcohol level was 3 times the legal limit, the North Carolina ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) … [Read more...] about Do You Punish a Restaurant for Serving Drinks That Killed a Man?