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- Michigan's MIP Law Offers Deferred Prosecution
The Michigan MIP law allows Courts to dismiss the case if the minor successfully completes a probationary period. Deferred prosecution protects the underage drinker from jail and a permanent criminal record. On the other hand, the repeat offender faces potential jail time, costly probation conditions and a mandatory license suspension.
- The Minnesota Commercial Driver and DWI
Minnesota DWI Laws can be very difficult for drivers that choose to drive under the influence of alcohol. But, they can be especially harsh for those individuals that possess a commercial driver's license.
- Careless Driving Ticket in Fort Lauderdale or Miami
by Galanter Law
If you have received a careless driving ticket in Broward or Miami-Dade County, you probably got the ticket due to being involved in an automobile accident where the officer investigating the accident found you to be at fault or the cause of the crash. A careless driving charge in Florida carries a four point penalty against your license. If you pay the ticket outright, these points will be assessed on your license, which will cause your car insurance rates to increase.
- What to Do if Pulled over for Suspicion of Driving under the Influence
by Galanter Law
What do I do if I get pulled over and have had a little bit too much to drink and think Iím about to be arrested for driving under the influence?
- Texas DWI Traffic Crashes in 2011
The Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse reports that approximately 16,000 alcohol-related traffic accident deaths occur every year in the United States. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol plays a role in about one out of every three traffic fatalities.
- Changes to Arizona DUI Penalties - Senate Bill 1200
The state of Arizona has extremely harsh penalties for DUI convictions. Starting in 2012, the Arizona legislature passed a bill to lessen some of those penalties.
- Daytime DUI Rising Across The Country
Law enforcement officials agree that intoxicated driving during the day is a rising problem.
- Ignition Interlock: A Simple Step Toward Preventing PA Drunk Driving Fatalities
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently recommended that all states require ignition interlock devices for first time drunk driving offenders.
- Michigan Implied Consent & Drunk Driving Laws: The Double Edge Sword
The Michigan Implied Consent statute has the power of a double-edged sword when added to the fines, costs and jail-time handed out for a drunk driving conviction. If a driver refuses to consent to a chemical test, they face a mandatory 12 month suspension, and 6 points on their driving record.
- Tips to Avoid DUIs and Protect Your Livelihood
The state of Florida does not take lightly the world of drinking and driving. To prove this, they have enacted some of the stricter penalties to try and combat the temptation a person under the influence might have to get behind the wheel.