June, 2015

States Where the Most DUI Arrests Occur

June 30, 2015

DUI enforcement is top priority for every state in the U.S. This isn’t just because states’ transportation funding can hinge on these enforcement efforts – it’s also because DUI arrests and convictions can generate a lot of additional funds for states, as convicted people have to pay various fines that are used to help fund…
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FAQs about Ignition Interlock Devices for Alabama DUIs

June 26, 2015

Ignition interlock devices (IIDs) can be an aspect of DUI penalties, as people convicted of DUIs can be ordered by the courts to have IIDs installed on their vehicles for months or longer. Given that there are a lot of myths about IIDs out there, below, we’ll clear up some of these misconceptions by answering…
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3 Important Facts about Field Sobriety Tests during Alabama DUI Stops

June 21, 2015

When traffic cops are trying to evaluate whether a driver is likely sober versus intoxicated, one of the tools they have at their disposal is field sobriety testing. In fact, the results of this testing can serve as probable cause to request BAC testing and, in turn, to make DUI arrests. Given that field sobriety…
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6 Effective DUI Defense Strategies that Could Work for You

June 16, 2015

Being charged with a drunk driving offense can be distressing, especially when it seems like the evidence is stacked against you and the upcoming legal process will be as confusing as it may be daunting. What those accused of DUI should remember, however, is that: They have rights, and the law presumes they are innocent…
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NHTSA Working on Technology to Prevent Drunk Driving

June 11, 2015

Earlier this month, transportation safety officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) presented their latest work on developing new technology that could be used to end drunk driving – and the car accidents caused by it – for good. The technology in question, which has been developed as part of the Driver Alcohol…
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3 Approved IID Installers in Alabama

June 6, 2015

In light of our last blog that discussed how many ignition interlock devices (IIDs) have been installed in Alabama since 2012, we thought it would be a good time out point out the specific vendors that are currently approved to install IIDs in the state. If you have been ordered by the court to have…
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Since 2012, Only 561 IIDs Installed in Alabama after DUI Convictions, New Study Reports

June 1, 2015

In 2012, a new law went into effect in Alabama, requiring that ignition interlock devices (IIDs) be installed on the vehicles of motorists who have been convicted of: A first-time DUI with a BAC of 0.15 or more (or other associated aggravating factors) A second (or subsequent) drunk driving charge. Given that between 9,000 and…
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