Holiday weekends bring huge busts for police departments across the United States. Driving under the influence (DUI) checkpoints are set up at key points throughout cities to catch those who drank a little too much while partying with family, friends, coworkers, or even solo. These checkpoints are meant to stop those driving while intoxicated from […]
Let’s face it. Most drivers know where the speed traps are in town. They let others know; they avoid them, especially when they know they’re speeding or doing something else behind the wheel they shouldn’t. When it comes to DUI checkpoints throughout the nation, sometimes police departments announce them but most of the time they […]
A Trucksville, Pennsylvania police officer saw charges dismissed against them after an alleged cover-up of a DUI crash. Three misdemeanor counts against another emergency responder to the same DUI crash were sent to county court. Magisterial District Judge James Tupper, after listening to five hours of testimony, didn’t believe the case added up against suspect […]
An English cab driver failed a drunk driving test while on the clock in Surrey, England. While the cab driver’s identity hasn’t been confirmed, he was let go from his job after failing a roadside drinking test by police. On June 24, 2016, three women called a cab on their way to a birthday party. […]
When people are inebriated by any substance, they can say and do things they regret later. In the case of a Lakeland, Florida woman, she’s seriously regretting her arrest for DUI because of things she allegedly said. Tania L. Woodward, 34, of Lakeland, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. After being booked […]
Two Orlando, Florida-based attorneys, David Oliver and Stuart Hyman, are filing a class action lawsuit against the state for violating a variety of constitutional rights of DUI suspects. The suit was filed in Orlando federal court. It names the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, along with its executive director Terry Rhodes.
The suit […]
In Worthington, Minnesota last week, a repeat offense driver was caught driving the wrong way on Interstate 90. Drunk driving was suspected, and law enforcement officials came to find out that this particular driver has previous DWI convictions dating back to 1988.
Troopers of the Minnesota State Patrol were initially called to report a man driving […]
Just a few hours after being released from a Louisiana jail for DWI, Denham Springs resident, Jeffrey Blough was arrested again after allegedly causing a serious crash on the Interstate. The incident is now under review by the department who made the first arrest, because officials believe that the interstate crash could have been prevented.
In late march, a 29-year-old Ontario man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after a judge found him responsible for a drunk driving crash that killed three children and their grandfather.
The guilty man, Marco Muzzo had faced a possible life in prison sentence after pleading guilty to four counts of impaired driving causing death, […]
Drunk driving is a reckless crime, and 100 percent preventable. In Evanston, Illinois, first-time DUI offenders will now be eligible for restricted driving privileges if they register to have breathalyzers installed in their vehicles within a 30-day suspension period. The new law came into effect this year, on January 1st.
Breathalyzers are used to measure the […]