DUI

Recent Posts in DUI

  • 15-Apr-2016

    3 Things You Should Know About DUIs Resulting in Injury

    According to Nevada state law, NRS 484C.230, a person can be accused of DUI with Injury if a driver acts negligently and drives while impaired, causing physical harm or death to another person. Although this may seem straightforward, these types of ...
  • 22-Mar-2016

    Medical Condition or DUI?

    Law enforcement officers are not infallible machines – they can and often do make mistakes. While officers are trained in alcohol and drug recognition, personal discretion plays a large role in situations where motorists are stopped and ...
  • 10-Feb-2016

    Can You Be Arrested for Riding Your Bicycle While Impaired?

    According to Nevada DUI laws, bicyclists are not technically breaking any DUI laws when riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This is because intoxicated driving regulations apply to motorcycles and vehicles, not electric bicycles or ...
  • 15-Jan-2016

    What are the Penalties for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

    As many already know, Arizona has some of the strictest DUI laws and the some of the harshest penalties for those who break them. But, did you know that drivers can also face heavy fines and serious penalties if caught driving under the influence of ...
  • 1-Dec-2015

    Avoid a DUI During the Holiday Season

    December is nearly here. Of course, with all of the holidays just around the corner, many holiday festivities will be in full effect. Numerous individuals will find themselves at some kind of Hanukkah celebration, Christmas party, or Kwanzaa revelry. ...
  • 12-Oct-2015

    The Increase in Juvenile Crimes Around Halloween Night

    Halloween is a holiday that can be celebrated by persons of all ages. Whether you are dressing up, handing out candies, building a haunted house, or taking the kids to a pumpkin patch, there is something to do for everyone! While Halloween can be an ...
  • 21-Sep-2015

    Is a DUI Considered a Misdemeanor in Nevada?

    In Nevada, a DUI is most often considered a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor DUI charges are the result of a first- or second-time DUI offense that has not caused harm, injury, or death to another person. Although misdemeanors are not punished as harshly as ...
  • 3-Sep-2015

    The Increase of DUI Enforcement on Labor Day Weekend

    Over the Labor Day weekend, tons of people will be traveling to other cities to enjoy one of the last weekends of summer. Oftentimes, with an end of summer celebration comes ample amounts fun, food, and alcoholic beverages. Due to an increased ...
  • 24-Aug-2015

    Will My DUI Restrict My Gun Ownership Privileges?

    State and federal laws can restrict gun ownership to certain types of people that it considers dangerous. Federal law does not allow certain felons to possess a gun, regardless of its intended purpose. While it is perfectly legal to own a firearm in ...
  • 7-Aug-2015

    7 Ways Underage DUIs are Different from Normal DUIs

    Drinking and driving is a serious crime, no matter what the age. However, persons under the age of 21 are considered minors and are subject to some unique laws and punishments if convicted of a DUI. In Nevada, law enforcement implements a “zero ...
  • 10-Jul-2012

    New DUI Laws Hold Party Host Accountable

    There are new laws going into effect on Monday October 1 st to help in the prevention of minors drinking and driving. It will be holding more than the driver accountable for the driving offense. Currently, if a minor leaves a party drunk, and drives ...
  • 4-Jul-2012

    Georgia Police Officer Arrested for DUI

    A Georgia police officer has recently been charged with DUI, after allegedly driving with a blood alcohol level of nearly twice the legal limit. Jarvis Farley was driving 128 mph in a 55 mph zone and was also charged with reckless driving and ...
  • 3-Jul-2012

    DUI Arrest Leads to Discovery of Dead Body

    A man in Phoenix, Arizona has been taken into custody, following a DUI stop that led officers to discover a dead body. The body is that of his mother, found inside her home. The man's name has yet to be released, but he was arrested late Sunday ...
  • 28-Jun-2012

    Woman Arrested After Deadly DUI Collision

    A Van Nuys woman, Valerie Stewart, was allegedly driving drunk when she swerved into oncoming traffic. Driving a Ford Explorer, she smashed into the side of a Honda Civic - completely destroying the entire right side of the car, and then continuing ...
  • 20-Jun-2012

    Colorado Revises DUI Policies

    Colorado legislators are currently in the process of setting a legal blood limit that would lead to DUI arrests in the case of marijuana-impaired drivers. Currently, only three states have such laws; Pennsylvania, Nevada, and Ohio. Pennsylvania ...
  • 15-Jun-2012

    UFC's Jon Jones Arrested on DUI Charges

    Jon Jones, a successful mixed martial arts fighter in the UFC, was arrested for DUI, after slamming his car into a pole. At about 5:02 am on a Saturday morning, Jones drove his 2012 Bentley Continental GT into a telephone pole in Binghamton, New ...
  • 13-Jun-2012

    DUI Suspect Spits Blood Into Face of Arresting Officer

    This past week, in Orlando, Florida, a doctor, named Zach Bird, was pulled over for running a state trooper off of a local highway, and then subsequently arrested for DUI. When police searched Bird, they allegedly found $40,000 in cash on his person. ...
  • 25-Aug-2011

    Reno and Washoe County DUI Jail Time not as severe as Las Vegas

    August 25, 2011 A recent study by the Reno Gazette Journal has found that people in the Reno area who drive drunk or while intoxicated from alcohol or drugs are receiving lighter prison sentences than those found guilty of the same crimes in Las ...
  • 23-Aug-2011

    Leyes de conducir ebrio más duras en Nevada, otra razón para hacer una defensa agresiva de cargos DUI en Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe

    La legislatura de Nevada está debatiendo una serie de proyectos de ley que aumentaría las penas para los condenados por conducir ebrio en Reno, Lake Tahoe o en otras partes del estado, según FOX News. Los abogados defensores DUI ...
  • 23-Aug-2011

    DUI Death & DUI Causing Substantial Injury

    It might have seemed like a harsh penalty, that is to go back and take the licenses to drive away from people who had been “punished already” right?! WRONG!! If you, or someone you loved was severely injured because of someone driving ...
  • 19-Aug-2011

    Nevada authorities cracking down on DUIs as the Labor Day Holiday nears

    Las Vegas, NV – The Associated Press reports that transportation officials and law enforcement are kicking off a campaign to crack down on drunken driving as the Labor Day Holiday approaches and the end of summer nears. Friday ignites ...
  • 10-Aug-2011

    Condenas por DUI en Lake Tahoe, Reno, puede resultar en graves consecuencias

    Si usted es acusado de conducir ebrio en Lake Tahoe, Reno o las áreas alrededor este fin de semana, por favor, tómese el tiempo para consultar con un abogado experimentado en defensa sobre conducir ebrio en Nevada o California. Muchos ...
  • 10-Aug-2011

    Idaho mother and daughter arrested for DUI hours apart

    Authorities in Idaho Falls reported that a mother and daughter were arrested for drunken driving an hour apart. The Post Register reports that at 10:56 pm Saturday night in Idaho Falls, 28-year-old Alisha Gardner was arrested for driving under the ...
  • 10-Aug-2011

    Illinois Passes New Controversial DUI Law that Requires No Proof of Impairment

    Have you smoked marijuana or taken one of your wife's painkillers because of a nagging toothache two days ago and then had a major car accident today?? In Illinois, you can now be charged with felony aggravated DUI. According to a Illinois ...