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DUI: Know the Facts

Jun 5, 2017
Driving Under the Influence Definitions DUI: Driving Under the Influence DWI: Driving While Intoxicated OUI: Operating Under the Influence These terms may vary depending on the state in which they are received. Some states may refer to drunken or impaired driving as a DWI, while others may consider it to be a DUI. While some states, such as Michigan give this charge a completely different name, and refer to impairment behind the wheel as an OUI, or operating under the influence. The tricky part is
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The Truth Behind BUI

May 26, 2017
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, roughly half of all boating fatalities involve the use of alcohol. This memorial day stay safe and stay smart; don’t drink and drive! Just like drinking while driving, it is illegal to operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol, in all fifty states. Each state enforces its own unique penalties for operating a boat while under the influence. Penalties may include large fines, loss or suspension of license, or even jail time if caught. Most states set
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Alabama Football Player Arrested After Passing Sobriety Test

Aug 1, 2016
Alphonse Taylor, starting offensive lineman for Alabama, was arrested on July 17th for drinking and driving. The arrest came after the police got a report that Taylor hit another vehicle just before 9:00 a.m. The police conducted sobriety tests and used a breath anaylzer device and ultimately determined that Taylor had been drinking. An arresting officer said he "immediately noticed that Taylor’s speech was very slow and he appeared lethargic.” He also noted that the player dropped his phone and "struggled and swayed" when trying
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Oregon DUI & DUI Laws

Jul 29, 2016
Like every state, Oregon takes drinking and driving very seriously. You could be charged with a DUI (driving under the influence) or a DUII (driving under the influence of intoxicants) if you are pulled over with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher. This offense will incompany serious penalties and fines. Legal limit in Oregon: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21: 0.0% BAC Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Oregon DUI & DUI Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Penalty 1st
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Connecticut OUI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
Connecticut refers to drinking and driving related convictions as an OUI or operating under the influence. You can be arrested for an OUI if you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or greater. An OUI arrest is a serious drunk driving crime that will result in fines and penalties as outlined below. Legal limit in Connecticut: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21: 0.02% BAC Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Connecticut OUI Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Penalty 1st offense
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Kentucky DUI & DWI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
In Kentucky, a person can be arrested for a DUI if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08% or higher. A DUI, or driving under the influence, is a drunk driving conviction where the BAC is above the state legal alcohol limit, rendering the driver legally impaired. Legal limit in Kentucky: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21: 0.02% BAC Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Kentucky DUI & DWI Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Penalty 1st offense 2nd offense 3rd offense Sentence
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Louisiana DWI & DUI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
Louisiana has strict drinking and driving laws to protect its roads. You can be convicted of a DWI or driving while impaired if you are caught driving with a BAC (blood alcohol concentration) of .08% or higher. Penalties and punishments vary based on degree of BAC levels, multiple offense and other factors. Legal limit in Louisiana: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21: 0.02% BAC Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Louisiana DUI & DWI Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Penalty 1st offense
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Alabama DUI & DWI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
Drinking and driving is taken very seriously in Alabama. If you are operating a vehicle with a with a blood alcohol concentration or BAC of .08% or above you are committed a DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated). Offenders will face harsh punishments from the state courts and the department of public safety. Additionally, all DUI offenders are required to complete a substance abuse program. Legal limit in Alabama: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21:
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South Carolina DUI & DWI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
A DUI is a serious crime in South Carolina and offenders will suffer extensive fines, punishments and requirements. You can be convicted of a DUI in SC if your BAC or blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08% or greater. Driving under the influence can be defined as driving while impaired by both drugs and/or alcohol as well as driving both a car or a boat. http://best-dwi-attorneys.net/wp-admin/post-new.php Legal limit in South Carolina: Standard, non-commercial drivers: 0.08% BAC Commercial drivers: 0.04% BAC Drivers under 21: 0.02% BAC
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Colorado DUI & DWAI Laws

Jun 30, 2016
In Colorado a drunk driving conviction can classify as either a DUI (driving under the influence) or a DWAI (driving while ability impaired). These classifications are based on a person’s blood alcohol concentration or BAC. A DUI is defined by a .08% or higher BAC and a DWAI is defined by a .05% to .08% BAC. Legal limit in Colorado: Standard, non-commercial drivers: DWAI: 0.05% Standard, non-commercial drivers: DUI: 0.08% Drivers under 21: 0.02% Penalties, Fines, & Suspension Colorado DUI & DWAI Penalties, Fines, &
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