• Virginia Beach Woman Charged With DUI

    A 35-year-old Virginia Beach woman was recently arrested for driving under the influence and damaging state property after officers allegedly observed her driving recklessly on I-264. State police reported that the woman was driving the wrong-way on the interstate, and almost collided with an officer as the unit attempted to stop her vehicle. Police reportedly…

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    Virginia Woman Arrested For DUI Following Collision

    According to Virginia’s Move Over Law, drivers are required to vacate the lane closest to emergency vehicles, road maintenance and utility vehicles, and tow trucks that are stopped on the road, if it is safe to do so, or slow down to a safe speed. A 21-year-old Virginia driver violated this law when she struck…

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    The Consequences Of Driving Drunk In Virginia

    Virginia drivers facing drunk driving charges should be aware of the consequences they may face if they are convicted. The consequences you face upon conviction will depend on various factors including your criminal history and the circumstances surrounding your arrest. Generally, if you have a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent or higher, you will…

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    Truck Driver Charged With DUI Following Accident

    Earlier this year, the driver of a trash truck collided with a train that was carrying a number of congressmen to their annual retreat. According to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board, the accident occurred when the truck driver attempted to drive his truck across the railroad tracks when the warning gates were…

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    Virginia Man Arrested For Unruly Behavior And DUI

    If you are facing a DUI charge, that may not be the only charge you face, depending on your past record, interaction with the police officers, and status of your license. A Virginia man faces multiple charges after allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. The man was involved in an accident on Jefferson Davis…

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    Reckless Driving Can Result In Criminal Charges In Virginia

    We often hear that drunk driving can lead to criminal charges. But even drivers not under the influence of alcohol or drugs can face criminal charges if they are caught driving recklessly. According to Virginia’s reckless driving statute, a person driving in a manner that endangers others’ lives or property can be charged with reckless…

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    What Happens During A DWI Arraignment?

    Facing drunk driving charges in Virginia can be scary, particularly if it is the first time you have been charged with a crime. If you are facing DWI charges, you will need to pay special attention to the arraignment process, as it will typically be your first time appearing in court for your case. Once…

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    Defending Against DUI Charges

    Virginia has some of the strictest drunk driving laws in the country. A DUI conviction can result in jail time, hefty fines, license suspension, alcohol treatment programs and other serious consequences. That is why it is so important to do everything you can to defend yourself against these charges. With the help of a qualified…

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    What Happens If I Refuse To Take A Breathalyzer Test?

    Many DUI cases rest on the results of the driver’s Breathalyzer test. If the Breathalyzer test determines that a driver’s blood alcohol concentration is above the legal limit of .08, the prosecution may have a much easier time proving that the driver is guilty of a DUI. Because of this, many drivers wonder whether they…

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