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5 facts to know about drunk driving traffic stops

Drunk driving traffic stops can make it difficult for you to think. You probably know that you shouldn't have been driving after you were drinking. Still, mistakes can occur every now and then. Knowing what you should do if you see those flashing lights can help you make decisions about how you will handle the situation. 

Colts defensive tackle facing DUI and theft charges

New Jersey football enthusiasts may be interested to learn that Indianapolis Colts player David Parry was accused of stealing a golf cart and driving while under the influence of alcohol in Arizona on Feb. 25. The 24-year-old defensive tackle was ultimately charged with seven offenses.

Could New Jersey DUI penalties get any worse? Maybe

The country is in a major state of flux what with the new administration getting underway in Washington. Few would say that it's business as usual. Indeed, many observers say the focus on communication through cryptic social media like Twitter leaves the general public unable to know what to expect next.

Appeal upends jury award in DUI case. Man loses Ferrari

Being convicted of driving under the influence in New Jersey can cost a defendant a lot. Besides losing your driving privileges, possibly spending time incarcerated and paying some hefty fines, having a DUI conviction on your record can crimp your future. Job prospects and education hopes could be hurt. Help from an experienced attorney could make a huge difference in the outcome.

The trouble with drug-impaired driving allegations

New Jersey, like many states, allows marijuana use for some medical reasons. The practice is strictly controlled. While social attitudes regarding marijuana seem to be relaxing, state laws are in flux and marijuana is still illegal under federal law.

Death by Auto: 1 crime that could bring a felony DUI charge

As we have noted in previous posts, New Jersey drunk driving law differs somewhat from other states. Authorities consider first offenses traffic violations. Even so, penalties can be significant. To warrant a felony charge, the elements of the crime must be much more severe.

Drunk driving arrests down due to free ride program in NJ town

One year after a drunk driving program providing free rides home for inebriated revelers was introduced, police in Evesham Township have credited the scheme with a 15% decrease in DUI arrests.

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