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Top 5 Causes of False Positives While Using Ignition Interlock

by Vincent Ieda February 12, 2013 Criminal Law

A driving under the influence (DUI) conviction usually leads to several negative repercussions. These consequences can include high fines, community service and even jail time. One penalty that many people are finding it difficult to live with is the installation of an ignition interlock system on their vehicle. Interlock technology is meant to prevent drunk […]

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How Law Enforcement Will Tackle Holiday Drunk Drivers

by gclatworthy December 6, 2012 Criminal Law

[US Law and General] For most people, the holidays are a time for celebration and relaxation. For others, the holidays can bring tragedy. During the holiday season, traffic accidents and deaths increase sharply as motorists turn to the stress of gift buying, visit friends, and engage in recreational alcohol consumption. Intoxicated motorists pose a significant […]

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What Happens If You Refuse a Breath Test?

by Katie Hewatt September 24, 2012 Criminal Law

(Criminal law in the US) A field sobriety test is normally not presented as evidence in a driving under the influence criminal proceeding, but it can be used as a basis for reasonable suspicion in an attempt to find probable cause. Depending on the arresting officer, any individual that refuses a breath analysis can be […]

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