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Marijuana Legalization Increases Driving While Impaired

Driving While Impaired on Marijuana is Difficult to Measure Too many people drive while intoxicated, particularly alcohol. Even a small amount of consumed alcohol can impair a driver enough that their reflexes slow down and the intoxicated driver can cause a crash. According to one survey, 79% of adults interviewed believe that alcohol-related … [Read more...]

Utah Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges During Field Trip

Utah Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges While Driving Kids and Parents for Field Trip A Utah school bus driver was pulled over and arrested on DUI charges on Monday, October 13th, while driving a bus full of students and 7 adult chaperones on a field trip to Brigham Young University. Lycia Martinez, 39, did not have alcohol in her system but was … [Read more...]

Marijuana DUIs Raise Concerns Over Traffic Safety

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Concern Rises Over Fatal Marijuana DUI Accidents More states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, and both Colorado and Washington state have passed legal recreational marijuana laws. However, in states with some form of legalized marijuana, police have documented more marijuana DUIs, which has … [Read more...]

Baby Boomers Driving Under The Influence of Drugs?

Prescription Abuse:  Driving Under the Influence of Drugs A new study released from the Public Health Report shows that since 1993, the types of drivers who commit DUID – Driving Under the Influence of Drugs – has increased significantly. Drivers that commit DUID are more likely to be 50 and older, according to the study, and are most likely to … [Read more...]

D.U.I.D. in SC

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. States are under pressure to tighten laws for convicting DUIDs and set clear legal definitions. For now, DUID lawyers may have more opportunities for reducing … [Read more...]

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Crackdown

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. Police officers in Florence, Darlington and Horry counties are cracking down on drugged driving and taking extra care to recognize drivers who are on … [Read more...]

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