• DUI Car
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What Qualities Should a DWI Team Possess?

    Defense lawyers, like a DWI team, are a vital part of our judicial system. If you're involved in a DWI incident, you need a good DWI team at your side. The stages of a DWI case include the arrest, an arraignment, fact gathering, negotiation stage, trial, and sentencing. A police officer may ask you to pull over if there's a suspicion that you committed a violation or a crime, most especially if you're still outdoors driving in early morning hours or late at night.

  • Drinking Driving
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What People Don’t Know About Impaired Driving

    Every day, 29 people die in an alcohol-related car accident in the United States. The CDC estimates that alcohol-related collisions cost more than $44 billion each year. Although impaired driving is most commonly associated with alcohol consumption, drugs also affect your ability to drive safely. Here’s what people don’t know about impaired driving. Alcohol-impaired driving accounts for more than quarter of traffic-related deaths Alcohol-impaired car accidents accounted for 28% of all traffic-related deaths in 2016. That same year, 1,223 children between the ages of 0 and 14 were killed in alcohol-related accidents. More than 1 million people were arrested for driving under the influence of narcotics or alcohol in 2016.…

  • Police Breathalyzer DUI
    Criminal Law,  Traffic Code

    What You Didn’t Know About Breathalyzer Tests

    Breathalyzer tests are just one tool police officers use to determine whether drivers are intoxicated. They work by measuring the level of alcohol in your breath and are often combined with other field sobriety tests to gauge whether a driver is drunk. Laws and rules related to breathalyzer tests vary from state to state. Here’s what you don’t know about breathalyzer tests. In Some States, You Can Refuse a Breathalyzer Test Some states allow drivers to refuse a breathalyzer test without penalties. But if you refuse both chemical testing and a breathalyzer test, you may face arrest or other penalties, such as license suspension. Chemical tests are performed at the…

  • Logging Crash Road Accident
    Traffic Code

    Risk Factors for Serious Road Accidents

    Every time you get behind the wheel, you are at risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. There are many people involved in road accidents that believe they were not at fault. While this may be true, proving the other driver is at fault is sometimes difficult. This is why it is crucial to know the risk factors for serious road accidents in advance. Below, you will discover exactly what these are, so you can lower your risks. Distraction Driving takes a lot of concentration, which a lot of people do not have. As one of the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents, distraction can be avoided.…

  • Police Breathalyzer DUI
    Criminal Law

    3 Things That Can Happen If You Fail to Provide a Specimen While Under the Influence

    We are guided by laws that govern the people of a country and they should be respected and adhered to. Suspicion of being under the influence while driving or attempting to do so is an offense that can land one into deep trouble and if you fail to provide a sample when asked by an officer in uniform, it is also a serious offense. When you have been pulled over by an officer, he or she has the right to ask for a sample if the officer has a good enough reason to suspect that you are under the influence. An officer can request for over the road breath-screening sample…

  • Extrication Car Accident
    Injury Law

    Facts Motorists and Road Users Need to Know About Auto Accidents

    Even with a significant dip in auto accidents, the United States highways and roads still lead to thousands of deaths and injuries annually. It’s noted that over 32,000 persons lose their life in auto accidents annually with two million injured in the same across the country. Some of the reasons for the accidents are due to negligence and refusing to adhere to safer measures for motorists. In 2013 alone, the road accident death rate in the US was two times that of most nations around the world. One death in three auto road deaths were due to driving under the influence of alcohol with another one death in three related…