Category: Driving Under Influence

Is It Possible to be Charged with DUI if you are Under the Influence of Drugs Other than Alcohol?

Yes. Despite its common association with drunk driving, DUI stands for “driving under the influence,” not “driving while intoxicated.” As such, it refers to the charge a driver receives for endangering others by driving while under the influence of any type of substance, including legally prescribed drugs. If you are charged with DUI, regardless whether you were actually impaired at the time of your arrest and the … Continue reading “Is It Possible to be Charged with DUI if you are Under the Influence of Drugs Other than Alcohol?”

Posted by Greg R. LaPapa

Supreme Court will review state laws making it a crime to refuse blood-alcohol tests

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether state laws that make it a crime to refuse warrantless blood-alcohol tests are a violation of the Fourth Amendment.

Posted by Greg R. LaPapa