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.Driving under the influence of alcohol (driving while intoxicated, drunk driving, operating under the influence, drinking and driving, drink-driving, impaired driving) or other drugs, is the act of operating a vehicle (including bicycle, boat, airplane, wheelchair, or tractor) after consuming alcohol or other drugs.^ It is against the law in every state to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs if you cannot safely operate your vehicle.

^ Simmons says he was "not under the influence of alcohol or any illegal drugs."
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ If you are cited for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, these are serious charges.
  • Ohio Law Regarding Driving Under The Influence presented by Luxenburg and Levin, DUI Attorneys. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.ohiotraffictickethelp.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is a criminal offense in most countries.^ MARYLAND DUI PENALTIES The most commonly charged criminal offenses are driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired by alcohol.
  • Maryland DUI Lawyer - Jack I. Hyatt - Aggressive Represention 410-486-1800 24/7 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC marylandduilawyer.net [Source type: Original source]

^ Most people charged with alcohol related offenses have no experience with the criminal justice system and have no idea what their options are.
  • DUI | The Law Office of John Vigileos 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC vigilaw.com [Source type: General]

^ It is a crime or offense in most countries around the world.” .
  • Chamberlain arrested in Nebraska | The LoHud Yankees Blog 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC yankees.lhblogs.com [Source type: General]

Contents

Overview

.Driving under the influence is a serious health hazard.^ DUID – Driving under the influence of Drugs.

^ DUII - Driving under the influence of an intoxicant.

^ DUI - Driving under the influence.

.In the United States, for example, alcohol is estimated to play a role in 39 percent of vehicle-related deaths for the cost of $51 billion annually.^ According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration, alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents kill someone every 31 minutes.
  • DUI - Driving Under the Influence - Online Lawyer Source 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.onlinelawyersource.com [Source type: News]

^ Some states estimate the accident rate for combining alcohol and boats at a whopping 50 percent of all aquatic mishaps, so it's no surprise there are more aggressive procedures to curb boating under the influence.
  • BUI - Boating Under the Influence - Boating While Intoxicated 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC dui.lifetips.com [Source type: Original source]

^ News Links page provides links to information and news articles relating to driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI) and drunk driving across the United States.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

[1] .More recently it has been reported that alcohol contributes to nearly 30 percent of all Canadian traffic fatalities and 44 percent of traffic fatalities in the United States.^ What's more, 30 participants admitted to using cannabis and 80 percent of those users reported at least one incidence of DUIC in the previous 12 months.
  • Study looks at driving under the influence of cannabis 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.news-medical.net [Source type: News]

^ All 50 states and the District of Columbia have per se DUI Laws defining it as a crime to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) at or above a proscribed level, 0.08 percent.
  • DUI Laws DWI Laws and DUI/DWI Penalties Nationwide at "Americas DUI DWI Attorneys" 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.1800dialdui.com [Source type: Original source]

^ And about 60 percent of the county’s traffic fatalities are alcohol-related, twice the national average, the report states.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

[2]
.In most countries, anyone who is convicted of injuring or killing someone while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be heavily fined, as in France, in addition to being given a lengthy prison sentence.^ Simmons says he was "not under the influence of alcohol or any illegal drugs."
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ Range Rover under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

^ Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; blood alcohol concentration; penalties.
  • Mission Driving Under the Influence (DUI) attorney 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.johnsoncountydui.com [Source type: Original source]

.Many states in the U.S. have adopted truth in sentencing laws that enforce strict guidelines on sentencing.^ More state dollars spent on marketing to the potential jury pool with mis-truths about our state's DUI laws.

^ Pariser, J. L. In vino Veritas: the truth about blood alcohol presumption in state drunk driving laws.
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI/DUI) Information 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www2.potsdam.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ New Mexico was also one of the first States to adopt mandatory safety belt use laws.
  • http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/NewMexico_dwi/NewMexico_DWI.html 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.nhtsa.dot.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example, if a defendant is sentenced to ten years, he or she will be in prison for that entire time.^ Time Refusal in Mission : Driving privileges are suspended for ten years.
  • Mission Driving Under the Influence (DUI) attorney 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.johnsoncountydui.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Fleck’s conviction was his fourth for DUI , and he was sentenced to four years in prison.
  • Checkpoints DUI Blog 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.totaldui.com [Source type: News]

^ Man gets 16-year prison sentence for fatal DUI / DWI accident , A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a fatal automobile accident last year has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

.This is different from past practice where prison time was reduced or suspended after sentencing had been issued.^ Benton, Arkansas attorney receives jail time for fourth DWI / DUI , Attorney J. Stewart was sentenced today to two years in prison.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

^ The penalty for second or subsequent offenses, however, often includes mandatory minimum jail or prison sentences that cannot be suspended or waived, and large fines.
  • SAN DIEGO DUI ATTORNEYS | DUII DWI DEFENSE LAWYERS | MINOR IN POSSESSION DEFENSE 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.criminal-law-attorney.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Probation – For all practical purposes, probation is a sentence ordered by a judge, usually instead of, but sometimes in addition to, serving time in jail.
  • Mission Driving Under the Influence (DUI) attorney 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.johnsoncountydui.com [Source type: Original source]

.The specific criminal offense may be called, depending on the jurisdiction, driving under intense influence (DUII), driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OMVI), driving under the influence [of alcohol or other drugs] (DUI), driving under the combined influence of alcohol and/or other drugs, driving under the influence per se or drunk in charge [of a vehicle].^ The latest and greatest information and news about driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), and just plain drunk driving.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ Each state may have its own slight variation on what constitutes a DUI, but in reality, if you drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, you will be prosecuted for this offense.

^ What is a DUI? Under Tennessee law a person can be charged and convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) if he or she drives or is in physical control of a motor vehicle on a public roadway and a.
  • DUI Trouble.com - Tennessee DUI Process - Nashville, Tennessee DUI Lawyer / Attorney 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.duitrouble.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Many of such laws apply also to boating, piloting aircraft, riding a horse or conducting a horse-drawn vehicle, or cycling.^ This means that you can be convicted of a DUI while you’re riding a bicycle, boating, flying, riding a tractor, or even a toy scooter, depending on the laws of the state in which you live.

^ Under Minnesota DWI law such a defense would protect him from the vehicle seizure, and both a district court and Appeals Court agreed.
  • Drunk Driving Articles: A source of DUI News Articles, Blogs and Laws. 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.dui.com [Source type: Original source]

^ (C) A driving offense in another jurisdiction that involved operating a vehicle, an aircraft or a boat while having a blood alcohol content above that jurisdictions permissible blood alcohol content.
  • DRUNK DRIVING DEFENSE IN OREGON, DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE, 541 343 3640, LICENSE SUSPENSION, DUI DWI ATTORNEY,Traffic offense, LANE COUNTY, COOS, CURRY, LINN, BENTON, DOUGLAS, OREGON, EUGENE Driving under the Influence, DUII, DRUNK DRIVING, Experience 36 years, Quick Response, LAWYER ROBERT LARSON,DIVORCE, CHILD CUSTODY, DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, EUGENE, OREGON, LANE COUNTY, OREGON. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.efn.org [Source type: Original source]

First German driving school in 1906, Aschaffenburg.
.Historically, guilt was established by observed driving symptoms, such as weaving; administering field sobriety tests, such as a walking a straight line heel-to-toe or standing on one leg for 30 seconds; and the arresting officer's subjective opinion of impairment.^ Unfair administration of field sobriety tests.

^ Did the officer correctly perform the Field Sobriety Tests?

^ One-Leg-Stand (OLS) Test - One of the three tests that make up the Standardized Field Sobriety Test Battery.

.The US Department of Transportation explains the Field Sobriety Test as, "a battery of three tests administered and evaluated in a standardized manner to obtain validated indicators of impairment and establish probable cause for arrest."^ Are Field Sobriety Tests very accurate?
  • DFW DWI : Questions & Answers - General DWI 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC dfwdwi.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Recognized expert in the field of breath testing and field sobriety tests to detect impairment.
  • Expertwitness.com - (dui driving under influence) - DUI - Driving Under Influence SPECIALISTS, EXPERTS, WITNESSES & FORENSIC CONSULTANTS. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.expertwitness.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Let’s look at this approach with the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.

[3] .Starting with the introduction in Norway in 1936 of the world’s first per se law which made it an offense to drive with more than a specified amount of alcohol in the body, objective chemical tests have gradually supplemented the earlier purely judgmental ones.^ Not more than 6 months for a first conviction.
  • Florida Driving Under the Influence (DUI)| Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys | Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.arnoldlawfirmllc.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Failed chemical test, 1st offense .
  • Chicago DUI lawyer| DUI defense attorneys|Chicago & Northwest suburbs| Lake County, DuPage county court 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.callyourlawyers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Under this law, on your first offense, your driving privilege will be suspended for one year if: .

.Limits for chemical tests are specific for blood alcohol concentration or concentration of alcohol in breath.^ Which test should I choose, breath or blood?
  • David Wool: California Lawyer, Criminal Law, Driving Under The Influence, Police Misconduct 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.davidwool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Has a breath/blood alcohol content of .08 or above; Or b.
  • DUI Trouble.com - Tennessee DUI Process - Nashville, Tennessee DUI Lawyer / Attorney 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.duitrouble.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A breath test showed he had a blood alcohol level of 0.197.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

.With the advent of a scientific test for blood alcohol content (BAC), enforcement regimes moved to pinning culpability for the offense to strict liability based on driving while having more than a prescribed amount of blood alcohol, although this does not preclude the simultaneous existence of the older subjective tests.^ Her blood-alcohol level then tested at .154.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ What was his blood alcohol content?

^ Has a breath/blood alcohol content of .08 or above; Or b.
  • DUI Trouble.com - Tennessee DUI Process - Nashville, Tennessee DUI Lawyer / Attorney 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.duitrouble.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.BAC is most conveniently measured as a simple percent of alcohol in the blood by weight.^ BAC: BAC is the abbreviation for blood alcohol concentration.
  • Dui Help Florida Need a Lawyer or an Attorney 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.duihelpflorida.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ There is 0.08 percent or more by weight of alcohol in his or her blood; .
  • William Pfeifer - Alabama DUI - Driving Under The Influence of Alcohol 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.williampfeifer.com [Source type: Original source]

^ BAC is most conveniently measured as a simple percent of alcohol in the blood by weight.
  • Driving under the influence - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Driving Unfit Under the Influence 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.duui.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It does not depend on any units of measurement.^ It does not depend on any units of measurement.
  • Driving under the influence - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Driving Unfit Under the Influence 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.duui.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In Europe it is usually expressed as milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood.^ The blood-alcohol level must be based upon grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood.
  • Florida Driving Under the Influence (DUI)| Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys | Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.arnoldlawfirmllc.com [Source type: Original source]

^ In Europe it is usually expressed as milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.
  • Driving under the influence - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The person has a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or more grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood; or .
  • Florida Driving Under the Influence (DUI)| Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys | Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.arnoldlawfirmllc.com [Source type: Original source]

.However, 100 milliliters of blood weighs essentially the same as 100 milliliters of water, which weighs precisely 100 grams.^ However, 100 milliliters of blood weighs essentially the same as 100 milliliters of water, which weighs precisely 100 grams.
  • Driving under the influence - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Driving Unfit Under the Influence 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.duui.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That means that you cannot have more than 0.08 grams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of your blood (while you are driving, or within two hours of driving).

^ This means that your BAC or blood alcohol content must not exceed 0.08 grams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood (while you are driving).

.Thus, for all practical purposes, this is the same as the simple dimensionless BAC measured as a percent.^ Thus, for all practical purposes, this is the same as the simple dimensionless BAC measured as a percent.
  • Driving under the influence - Psychology Wiki 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC psychology.wikia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Driving Unfit Under the Influence 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.duui.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For all practical purposes, if charged in the same criminal prosecution as DUI , DEAC or DWAI , public urination, public masturbation, public intercourse, public fellatio or public cunnilingus allegations necessitate jury trial due to potential long term consequences.
  • DUI Defense Colorado Springs - DUI - DWAI - DEAC -  Colorado SpringsAttorney Robert D. Gustafson 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.dui-defense-colorado-springs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is illegal in all states to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or above.
  • If you have been arrested for drunk driving or driving under the influence you should contact an attorney immediately. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.lawyersandsettlements.com [Source type: News]

.Since 2002 it has been illegal in all 50 US states to drive with a BAC that is 0.08% or higher.^ It is illegal to drive if your BAC is .08 percent or greater.
  • Illinois Rules of the Road 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.sos.state.il.us [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It's illegal to drive with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher.
  • Study finds driving under the influence trends North - USATODAY.com 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ It is illegal in all states to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or above.
  • If you have been arrested for drunk driving or driving under the influence you should contact an attorney immediately. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.lawyersandsettlements.com [Source type: News]

.The validity of the testing equipment/methods and mathematical relationships for the measurement of breath and blood alcohol have been criticized.^ Her blood-alcohol level then tested at .154.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ Which test should I choose, breath or blood?
  • David Wool: California Lawyer, Criminal Law, Driving Under The Influence, Police Misconduct 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.davidwool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A breath test showed he had a blood alcohol level of 0.197.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

(Taylor 2007)
.Driving while consuming alcohol may be illegal within a jurisdiction.^ For example, if you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol you may be requested to take a test to measure the amount of alcohol in your system.
  • David Wool: San Francisco Lawyer, Criminal Law, Driving Under The Influence, Police Misconduct 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.davidwool.com [Source type: Original source]

^ What You Need to Know about Driving Under the Influence In every state, it is illegal to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or more.

^ Each state may have its own slight variation on what constitutes a DUI, but in reality, if you drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, you will be prosecuted for this offense.

.In some it is illegal for an open container of an alcoholic beverage to be in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle or in some specific area of that compartment.^ Plant the open container of alcohol in the passenger seat?
  • Chamberlain arrested in Nebraska | The LoHud Yankees Blog 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC yankees.lhblogs.com [Source type: General]

^ Illegal Transportation/Open Container Transporting, carrying, possessing or having any alcoholic beverages in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, except in the original container with the seal unbroken, is illegal.
  • Chicago DUI lawyer| DUI defense attorneys|Chicago & Northwest suburbs| Lake County, DuPage county court 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.callyourlawyers.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cannabis and alcohol in motor vehicle accidents.
  • Marijuana and Driving: A Review of the Scientific Evidence - NORML 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC norml.org [Source type: Academic]
  • The Pot and Driving Campaign | FAQs 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.potanddriving.cpha.ca [Source type: Academic]

.The German model serves to reduce the number of accidents by identifying unfit drivers and removing them from traffic until their fitness to drive has been established again.^ Drunk-driving is responsible for a very large number of deaths, injuries, damage and accidents every year.
  • Expertwitness.com - (dui driving under influence) - DUI - Driving Under Influence SPECIALISTS, EXPERTS, WITNESSES & FORENSIC CONSULTANTS. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.expertwitness.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Oakland Police Department will operate a drunk driving / driver’s license checkpoint from 6:00pm tonight until 2:00am Saturday morning at an undisclosed intersection in the city of Oakland.

^ There are countless stories of teens dying in accidents because the driver was texting while driving.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

.The Medical Psychological Assessment (MPA) works for a prognosis of the fitness for drive in future, has an interdisciplinary basic approach and offers the chance of individual rehabilitation to the offender.^ Under the agreement, Smith can only drive when going to work, medical visits, visits with his mother, to the alcohol class and when he takes his children to school and to the doctor.
  • Checkpoints DUI Blog 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.totaldui.com [Source type: News]

^ For instance, in a DUI context, an individual with a provisional license will only be allowed to drive to and from work.

^ Mandating ignition interlocks for all drunken-driving offenders is a one-size-fits-all approach, inflicting the same punishment on that woman and the hardcore abusers who cause the vast majority of alcohol-related fatalities.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

[4]
.George Smith, a London taxi driver, was the first person to be convicted of drunk driving, on 10 September 1897. He was fined 20 shillings.^ Like driving with X percent of the drivers drunk.
  • BlueOregon: Driving under the influence... of your phone 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.blueoregon.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They worry that the evidence collected during a drunk driving arrest will translate into a slam-dunk conviction, but that’s far from true.
  • DUI � DWI, Florida DUI, DUI Attorney, DUI Laws, Driving Under the Influence, DUI Lawyers 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC notdrunk.com [Source type: News]

^ Unless the family of the defendant has no other transportation: First conviction = 10 days; second conviction within 5 years = 30 days; third conviction within 10 years = 90 days.
  • Florida DHSMV - DUI and Adminisrative Suspension Information 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.flhsmv.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Florida DHSMV - DUI and Adminisrative Suspension Information 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC hsmv.state.fl.us [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • What are Florida DUI Laws - Driving Under the Influence Laws 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.duilawdefense.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Penalties & Defense

.In the United States, penalties for drunk driving have steadily increased throughout the past years as organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving have lobbied for stiffer penalties.^ What are the penalties for "drunk driving" in California?
  • David Wool: California Lawyer, Criminal Law, Driving Under The Influence, Police Misconduct 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.davidwool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This fall Mothers Against Drunk Driving marks its 25th anniversary.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

^ According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 1 out of every 135 licensed drivers (or 1.4 Million people) in the United States is arrested for driving under the influence each year.
  • DUI - Learn How To Clear Your DUI Record - DUI Record Help 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.duiprocess.com [Source type: General]

.Higher fines and penalties have increased the importance of proper legal defense when cited for drunk driving.^ What are the penalties for "drunk driving" in California?
  • David Wool: California Lawyer, Criminal Law, Driving Under The Influence, Police Misconduct 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.davidwool.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Increase fines and penalties for service to minors .
  • http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/research/NewMexico_dwi/NewMexico_DWI.html 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.nhtsa.dot.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious offense, which can carry harsh penalties including heavy fines, license suspension, and even jail time.
  • DUI - Driving Under the Influence - Online Lawyer Source 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.onlinelawyersource.com [Source type: News]

[5]

Evidence from Public Health Law Research

.Public Health Law Research[6], an independent organization, published in 2009 several evidence briefs summarizing the research assessing the effect of a specific law or policy on public health, that concern the effectiveness of various laws related to drunk driving .^ CA Drunk Driving Law $129 .

^ In 2009, several of these new laws directly related to driving under the influence.

^ They worry that the evidence collected during a drunk driving arrest will translate into a slam-dunk conviction, but that’s far from true.
  • DUI � DWI, Florida DUI, DUI Attorney, DUI Laws, Driving Under the Influence, DUI Lawyers 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC notdrunk.com [Source type: News]

.There is strong evidence supporting the effectiveness of selective breath testing sobriety sobriety checkpoints as a public health intervention aimed at reducing the harms associated with alcohol impaired driving.^ "What if there is no breath test?
  • DRUNK DRIVING DEFENSE IN OREGON, DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE, 541 343 3640, LICENSE SUSPENSION, DUI DWI ATTORNEY,Traffic offense, LANE COUNTY, COOS, CURRY, LINN, BENTON, DOUGLAS, OREGON, EUGENE Driving under the Influence, DUII, DRUNK DRIVING, Experience 36 years, Quick Response, LAWYER ROBERT LARSON,DIVORCE, CHILD CUSTODY, DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, EUGENE, OREGON, LANE COUNTY, OREGON. 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.efn.org [Source type: Original source]

^ This sort of hyperventilation may lower your breath alcohol by as much as 55%, without violating the protocols of the test.
  • Mission Driving Under the Influence (DUI) attorney 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.johnsoncountydui.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Coming off of a holiday DUI crackdown that included over 300 DUI sobriety checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols, California drunk driving arrests are up.

[7]
.There is strong evidence that laws adopting decreased blood alcohol content levels for drunk drivers under age 21 effectively reduce alcohol-related motor-vehicle deaths.^ Her blood-alcohol level then tested at .154.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ What was his blood alcohol content?

^ "Persons under 21 years of age."

[8]
.There is strong evidence that laws adopting decreased blood alcohol content levels and per se BAC laws set a blood alcohol limit at which an individual is considered legally impaired (i.e., impairment is “per se” because actual inability to function need not be established), effectively reduce alcohol-related motor-vehicle deaths.^ Her blood-alcohol level then tested at .154.
  • National DWI News Links | Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) | Driving Under the Influence (DUI) | Drunk Driving 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC www.pulledover.com [Source type: News]

^ When Wilcox was arrested his alcohol level was twice the legal limit.
  • National DWI News Links - Drunk Driving - Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Drunk Driving 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.modwi.com [Source type: News]

^ However, the breathalyzer indicated that I was over the legal limit of blood alcohol content and was arrested onsite."

[9]
.There is strong evidence to support the effectiveness of a minimum legal drinking age of 21 years as an intervention aimed at reducing alcohol involved motor vehicle crashes.^ "Persons under 21 years of age."

^ Is it legal to drink alcohol while you are driving?
  • DFW DWI : Questions & Answers - General DWI 17 September 2009 4:32 UTC dfwdwi.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Cannabis and alcohol in motor vehicle accidents.

[10]
.Ignition interlock programs are an effective public health intervention aimed at reducing drunk-driving recidivism.^ The federal program’s aim is to determine if blood draws by cops can be an effective tool against drunk drivers and aid in their prosecution.
  • Georgia DUI Blog 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC gaduiblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ According to the Colorado Human Service, such activities are effective in reducing recidivism.
  • Drunk Driving Articles: A source of DUI News Articles, Blogs and Laws. 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.dui.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Leandra’s Law also makes it mandatory for any convicted drunk driver to have an ignition interlock device in their car.
  • Checkpoints DUI Blog 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.totaldui.com [Source type: News]

However, the intervention is only effective while the devices are attached (the reduction in repeat offense rates disappears after the devices are removed)[11]

Drunk driving law by country

.The laws relating to drunk driving vary between countries and varying blood alcohol content is allowed before a conviction is made.^ CA Drunk Driving Law $129 .

^ What was his blood alcohol content?

^ The content of alcohol - being drunk.
  • SAN DIEGO DUI ATTORNEYS | DUII DWI DEFENSE LAWYERS | MINOR IN POSSESSION DEFENSE 3 February 2010 15:27 UTC www.criminal-law-attorney.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Cultural references

.Drinking and Driving by The Business references driving under the influence.^ Was Gary teen driving under the influence of...
  • Was Gary teen driving under the influence of... youth? - Jerry Davich: Observations from the edge 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC blogs.post-trib.com [Source type: General]

^ Driving under the influence; penalties.
  • Florida Driving Under the Influence (DUI)| Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys | Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC www.arnoldlawfirmllc.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Driving under the influence .
  • Driving under the influence : Effect Measure 2 February 2010 14:22 UTC scienceblogs.com [Source type: General]

See also

References

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Citable sentences

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