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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.

DUI charges can include other charges based on situations

Driving drunk is something that can lead to criminal charges, but there is a chance that you will face more than just drunk driving charges depending on the situation. If you are involved in a drunk driving accident, you might face various charges based on that accident.

Commercial drivers are subject to strict drunk driving laws

Drunk driving regulations are strict in all cases, but they are even more so for people who hold commercial driver's licenses. Drivers who are at or above the legal drinking age have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit of .08 percent, but the limit is much lower for commercial drivers.

Know the drunk driving laws when visiting Arkansas on vacation

If you are heading to Arkansas for vacation, you need to learn about the laws here to make sure that you aren't breaking them. Just being a visitor isn't a defense against criminal charges, so don't think that ignorance is the defense option that will work for your case.

Get ready for those 4th of July parties, find a designated driver

The Fourth of July holiday is just around the corner, which means lots of patriotic parties will occur over this coming weekend. If there is alcohol at these parties, now is the time to make plans that enable you to make it home safely after the party. This can be anything from finding a designated driver to finding out if a social host will allow you to sleep off the booze before you drive home.