If you have had your license suspended, you will know the frustrations of not being able to drive for an extended period of time. It is likely that it affected your job and your ability to generate income. Therefore, of course, you will be eager to take the right steps to get your license back as soon as you can. It is important that you know and obey the law in regard to this so that you do not waste any time.
A study has been conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The study found that in the situation of a driver being convicted for their first-time drunk driving offense, the driver is much less likely to commit another offense if he or she has an ignition interlock device (IID) in his or her vehicle.
You're heading out for a night with friends, and you quickly shower and use some mouthwash before you leave the house. Five minutes later, the police pull you over for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. The officer says your breath smells like alcohol and he wants to give you a breath test.
It's important to observe the traffic safety laws in every state that you are driving in. Not doing so means that you could receive a DUI charge or could result in a motor accident.
A young man who used to be a linebacker for the University of Tennessee has been arrested and is facing DUI charges. The arrest reportedly happened in Knoxville on a recent Saturday morning.
A woman in Tennessee was involved in a DUI crash in 2002. Now, 15 years later, the Tennessee Department of Corrections has said that she's been released from prison.
Craft beer culture is as strong now as it's ever been, from one side of the United States to the other. Beer isn't just cheap lagers anymore. There are many varieties, many flavors and a whole subculture of people who are interested in trying out as many different types as they can.
Last week we featured a blog entry seeking to answer the question, can you be tested for marijuana during a DUI stop? The quick answer to the question is that there's not enough data to provide a solid answer. Every state, including Tennessee, has blood alcohol content limits beyond which impairment is legally presumed. The same can't be said, however, for marijuana. The science isn't well established.
What does it take to declare something a trend? We doubt that anyone can claim that there is a clear consensus on an answer. It's not a bad idea to keep your eye out for the possible indicators, however, especially if the movement could have legal consequences for you.
An arrest for drunk driving can bring serious penalties for a Tennessee driver, particularly if he or she is currently facing the loss of driving privileges. It is terribly inconvenient to lose the ability to drive yourself to work, school or transport your children, and you need your license back as soon as possible.