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Category: DWI/DUI


JUNE  23 2016
Why You Might End Up at a Sobriety Checkpoint this Fourth of July
Why You Might End Up at a Sobriety Checkpoint this Fourth of July
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Do you have your Fourth of July plans figured out yet?

 

Most of our Independence Day celebrations will look like this: we head out to a local park or beach for a nice barbeque and catch some exciting fireworks with family and friends.  We’ll probably eat hamburgers, watermelon, and maybe some ice cream, and possibly kick back with a beer as we enjoy the day.

 

But if you head out on the road after drinking – even if it is only a beer or two – you’ll be taking a big risk. Not only is the Fourth of …

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APR. 15 2016
Are You Required to Submit to Roadside Sobriety Tests in West Palm Beach?
Are You Required to Submit to Roadside Sobriety Tests in West Palm Beach?
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What Are Field Sobriety Tests and is a West Palm Beach Driver Required to Submit to Them?

 

When a police officer spots an erratic driver, his first thought is whether or not the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Typical signs of impaired driving include the inability to stay within a single lane, swerving in and out of lanes, driving at inconsistent speeds, suddenly accelerating or slowing down, driving in a jerky manner, sudden turns, and other obvious out-of-control driving.

 

The officer turns on his siren and lights and closely trails the suspect’s car. All …

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MAR. 9 2016
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI
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Driving while under the influence of alcohol is unfortunately one of the most commonly charged criminal offenses. Every day, lots of people around the country have a little too much to drink and then get behind the wheel to drive somewhere. And every day, people are pulled over on suspicion of DUI.

 

The consequences of a DUI are serious and shouldn’t be taken lightly. There is inherent danger in drinking and driving. You are putting your safety and the safety of other people at risk when you get behind the wheel.

 

If you are charged with a DUI

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