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Drunk Driving Archives

The consequences of an accident while driving drunk

Some individuals who drive after drinking will cause an accident, and that can bring up some serious charges. Additional criminal charges beyond the basic drunk driving charges are common if there is an injury or death associated with an accident caused by a drunk driver.

Know what options you have when you face a DUI

Driving after drinking is a mistake. You might not have realized just how much the alcohol affected you when you got behind the wheel. The police officers who are patrolling the area might see some small signs that something is wrong and decide to pull you over. This is the start of a rough road for you.

Driving drunk in Arkansas has several penalties possible

Drivers on Arkansas' roads must be fully sober and able to operate the vehicle. When a driver is impaired, there is a chance that they will face criminal charges. These are serious matters because the penalties are strict. For almost all circumstances, finding another way home is a better idea so that you don't have to risk driving drunk.

Drunk driving charges must be addressed swiftly this summer

The summer months are filled with outdoor activities like bonfires and boat rides. Adults who are participating in these activities might have alcohol while they are doing them. It is imperative that anyone who is planning on doing this has a plan for making it home after the event so that they aren't tempted to drive home after drinking.

100 deadliest days of the year are here

The United States is in the middle of some of the most dangerous days for teens on the roads. When you look at the 10 deadliest days of the year for teenagers, you will find that nine of them occur between May and August. This fact has left this period known as the 100 deadliest days for teens.

Drunk driving is illegal in Arkansas

Drunk driving isn't tolerated in Arkansas. It doesn't matter what's going on in town or where you are headed, you shouldn't get behind the wheel if you have been consuming alcohol. The penalties for impaired driving are serious here, so make sure you take this into consideration before you make the decision to drive after having a few drinks.

Don't try to run from a drunk driving charge

Many people will head out to parties this weekend. Many of these parties will have adult beverages offered. If you plan to partake in spirits or beer, make sure that you have a way to get home afterwards. If you don't have plans or if your ride didn't work out as intended, you might decide that you need to drive yourself home. This shouldn't happen at all, but if it does you need to make sure that there isn't any other option for you to get home.

Know your refusal rights for blood alcohol concentration testing

As the football season continues on and the winter holiday season approaches, many people are going to head out to parties. Coming home from parties might require advance planning because you might be tired or have had a few drinks.