Police Target Specific Areas to Crack Down on DUIs

October 14, 2012

In the past Driving Under the Influence (DUI) was not considered an illegal action, merely a societal taboo. However, in the last few decades this social taboo has had a meteoric rise in the legal field and has changed drastically from being a social taboo into an illegal action that…

Want to Know Where DUI Check Points Are?

October 14, 2012

Los Angeles is instituting their new program to crack down on DUIs. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign in LA is creating several DUI check points to catch DUI drivers in the act. This campaign has several police agencies in the area working together to set up the…

Prescription drug use can still result in DUI

October 13, 2012

The head of elections, Sam Westmoreland, in Fulton County Georgia was sentenced to a 10 day jail sentence after being convicted of driving under the influence of benzodiazepine. But things got worse for the public official after he and his staff wrongly assigned nearly 700 voters to the incorrect state…

Making jokes about her DUI on Facebook puts mother in jail

October 13, 2012

Pat Asher crashed her car and was cited for DUI. After the incident she posted a message about it on her Facebook page. The post said “[M]y dumb ass got a DUI and I hit a car. LOL”. Apparently the judge did not laugh when she read the post and…