Every driver should know the legal level for drunkenness in a driver: a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of .08%, or .08 grams of alcohol per 100 grams of blood. But an ignition interlock, or car breathalyzer, doesn’t stick a needle in your arm and draw blood to test it. It gets the information … [Read more...] about A Car Breathalyzer Doesn’t Test My Blood. How Can It Know My Blood Alcohol Concentration?
If you are stopped under suspicion of impaired driving in Arizona, the police officer will ask you some questions, check your license, and observe your behavior. If he or she thinks you might have been drinking, you’ll be presented with a breathalyzer and asked to blow into it. Should you do it? … [Read more...] about Stopped for DUI in Arizona. Do I Refuse the Breath Test?
The North Carolina House has shown what it’s made of. Legislators passed two DWI bills which, if they became law, would make life tougher for drunk drivers in the state, and thus make the roads safer for everyone. Support was overwhelming for both House Bill 31 and 32. The first bill changes the … [Read more...] about Two Strong DWI Bills Pass First Hurdle.
Next Stop: North Carolina Senate
13 years old and drinking alcohol? It might sound shocking for some of us, but that’s what’s happening every day across the United States. But these minors are too young to purchase alcohol on their own, so where are they getting it? If a Davidson County couple is any indication, minors are … [Read more...] about Parents Who Serve Alcohol To Their Kids Are In For Legal Trouble
If someone asked you to look around and try to pick out the stereotypical drunk driver, you’d have a pretty hard time. That’s because there isn’t one. Anyone, from the mom who lives next door to the grandfather who runs the local store, can make the choice to drink and drive. That’s why you’d be … [Read more...] about Who Is The Stereotypical Drunk Driver?
There are a lot of reasons why drinking and driving is still a problem in the United States, including law enforcement not having the resources to stop all those who get behind the wheel while drunk to lawyers having the time to compile the evidence and push through the paperwork required to … [Read more...] about Why Do Only 60% Of DWI Cases Result In A Conviction?