DUI Laws & Resources

Driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances is a crime in all states. Whether the crime is called a “driving while intoxicated” (Driving While Intoxicated, DWI), “driving under the influence” (Driving Under Influence DUI) or “operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated” (Operating a Motor Vehicle Impaired, OMVI) The basics of a violation for being drunk are pretty much the same across the country. This section provides a general summary of the offenses for driving while intoxicated, which includes concise summaries of different DUI laws, along with a comparison of two cases of infringement of driving while intoxicated from arrest to sentencing. Also it includes an article on the elements of an infringement for driving while intoxicated and how police officers collected evidence used as a basis for DUI charges.

Elements of a DUI offense

Elements of a DUI offense

Today, almost everone has a story to tell and it seems that there are so many conflicting regulations about driving in state of drunkenness as tragic stories. The reality is that many jurisdictions differently define the driving under the influence crime. But there …
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

In general, the violation for driving under the influence (Driving Under Influence, DUI) is related to intoxication with alcohol. But alcohol is just one of countless substances that reduce a person’s ability to drive a motor vehicle. Driving under the influence of …