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.