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BAC? There's an app for that

If you were having a drink at a restaurant or bar, would you know how many you can have before you would exceed the legal limit in Tennessee of 0.08 Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)? If you exceed this limit, you are in danger of being arrested and convicted for a DUI, which can have long term consequences, be very expensive, and potentially life threatening.

Study suggests there's more to unsafe driving than BAC level

Whether a person gets arrested and charged with drunk driving often depends on a particular test. Sure, Tennessee authorities will ask a driver questions and perhaps have him or her perform some field sobriety tests. But there is one test that tends to secure a DUI charge, and that is the blood alcohol or a breath test.

Does Tennessee lab mistake make for multiple DUI complications?

In March a car accident occurred in Tennessee. A person died in that accident. There is a difference, however, between a fatal accident and a fatal drunk driving accident. That difference significantly impacts a man's life, reputation, future and freedom.

Dina Lohan's DWI case just begins, but license is already lost

A couple of weeks ago, the mother of now infamous celebrity Lindsay Lohan got her share of some of the limelight that her daughter usually feels. Dina Lohan was arrested for suspicion of DWI on Sep. 12 after an out-of-state incident. Police stopped her for allegedly speeding, and the traffic stop ultimately led to a drunk driving arrest.

Study suggests that designated drivers might be drunk drivers

"Assign a designated driver." That is how many drinkers would answer the question about how they go out and party but still get safely home. A recent study suggests, however, that the safety of a designated driver might be a myth to some extent.

Titan avoids DUI conviction over lack of prosecution

When someone is charged with drunk driving, it can feel like it's inevitable that he will be convicted of the offense. But that isn't necessarily so in many DUI cases in Tennessee. Titans player Brandon Barden's case proves that there is hope after a drunk driving arrest in Tennessee, and sometimes that hope is satisfied when the prosecution drops the ball.

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