May, 2015

4 Facts about Underage DUIs in Alabama

May 25, 2015

Alabama has a Zero Tolerance Law. This means that, for motorists under 21 years old, only having a little bit of alcohol in their systems can result in DUI arrests and charges. What may be just as significant as this is that fact that it can only take one DUI conviction for younger people to…
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How to Avoid a DUI Arrest over Memorial Day Weekend

May 20, 2015

With the Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, many people are planning festive celebrations. If part of your celebration plans involve drinking alcohol, then make sure you plan ahead to avoid a DUI arrest, as there will likely be a lot more Alabama law enforcement officials out this weekend looking to nab drunk drivers….
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DUI Charges Filed against Dothan Criminal Attorney

May 15, 2015

Days ago, a 50-year-old criminal attorney from Dothan, Alabama was arrested for alleged drunk driving. According to Dothan Police Sergeant Mac Eggleston, the attorney had been involved in a single-vehicle crash at around 10 pm Wednesday night after her vehicle collided with a fence. Upon responding to the collision, police suspected the attorney of being…
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Can I Get a DUI Operating Vehicles Other than Cars in Alabama?

May 10, 2015

Yes – Although most DUI cases involve motorists in passenger vehicles, trucks, SUVs and/or motorcycles, Alabama DUI laws have a relatively broad definition of “vehicle,” and understanding the scope of this definition can be essential to avoiding a DUI arrest. “Vehicle,” as Defined by Alabama Law According to Alabama Code § 32-1-1.1(81), a “vehicle” for…
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Fatal DUI Accident Leads to Manslaughter Charges

May 4, 2015

A 23-year-old man is currently facing DUI and manslaughter charges for allegedly driving while impaired and causing a fatal collision. According to the investigators, the deadly accident occurred on U.S. Highway 98 this past Friday evening just after 9 p.m. when the young man’s SUV reportedly slammed into the back of a VW sedan. Three…
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