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DUI/Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Your Tesla's Autopilot won't keep you from getting a DUI

Recently, a group of friends posted a Tik Tok video in which, apparently intoxicated, they headed down the highway at 65 mph. They were singing an old Justin Bieber tune and drinking what appeared to be alcohol from open containers. The driver's seat was completely empty.

Over-the-counter medicines, including CBD, could impair driving

Did you know you can be arrested for DUI if you drive while impaired by legal, over-the-counter medications? It's true that some OTC medications can impair your driving, especially in combination with other medicines or with alcohol. If any substance impairs your driving, you can be charged with DUI if you drive while under its influence.

Labor Day high-visibility DUI enforcement runs through Sept. 7

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Labor Day weekend is one of the most dangerous times on U.S. roads in terms of drunk driving. Therefore, law enforcement agencies around the state and across the nation will be participating in high-visibility DUI enforcement through Sept. 7.

Would a car-based breathalyzer reduce drunk driving?

Last year, lawmakers introduced the Reduce Impaired Driving for Everyone (RIDE) Act, which would require automakers to make standard new technology that would gauge every driver's blood alcohol concentration before it would allow them to drive. It would be like having a permanent breathalyzer in your car.

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