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Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI for Hitting Kuna Teen

October 29, 2019

Deputies of the Ada County Sheriff’s office have arrested a driver for hitting a teen in a DUI accident. The driver has been charged with aggravated DUI for hitting Kuna teen. The accident took place back in early September but the arrest was made now. The driver responsible for the accident is Joseph Jefferies, 70.…

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Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test if Stopped for DUI?

Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test if Stopped for DUI?

October 24, 2019

When a police officer stops you on suspicions of DUI, you are typically required to undergo a couple of tests. These tests are used by the officer to ascertain whether or not you are under the influence. One of the most common and popularly used tests is the breathalyzer test. In this test, you are…

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Boise Woman Faces Felony DUI Charges for Fatal Crash

October 20, 2019

A Boise woman has been charged with felony DUI charges. The woman, Anna Mihelich, 53, was involved in a fatal crash that resulted in the death of a 3-year-old. Mihelich currently faces four charges of felony aggravated DUI. Boise woman faces felony DUI charges for fatal crash. The crash took place on July 2 near…

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Is DUI a Misdemeanor or a Felony in Idaho?

Is DUI a Misdemeanor or a Felony in Idaho?

October 14, 2019

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in Idaho. DUI offenses can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. You are prohibited from driving in the state if your blood alcohol level (BAC) is above a stipulated level. If you are aged below 21, the BAC threshold is 0.02%. If your BAC is…

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DUI Driver Crashes Into Tree on Boise Greenbelt

October 8, 2019

A DUI driver crashes into a tree on the Boise Greenbelt in the early evening hours this Friday. According to the eyewitnesses, the driver had been driving on the greenbelt for a quarter of a mile before the vehicle finally crashed into the tree. The accident took place at around 4 p.m. on Saturday. It…

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Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

October 2, 2019

A field sobriety test is something routinely used by police officers to ascertain whether or not a person is driving under the influence. These tests are meant to measure your judgment, balance and reflexes in general. The philosophy behind field tests is that alcohol or intoxicating drugs impair your judgment. This is reflected in slow,…

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What happens when I have more than 3 DUIs in a short period?

September 30, 2019

A DUI citation is a serious offense which can leave a lasting impact on your life. DUI citations typically stay on your criminal record for many years. You may face higher insurance rates, difficulty in securing employment and many other problems due to a DUI citation.  However, the first DUI citation results in relatively minor…

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How long a DUI remains on your record

September 15, 2019

Driving under Influence (DUI) is a serious offense as it directly contributes to road accidents. According to a report by the Idaho Transportation Department, 1535 road crashes were caused by impaired driving in 2016 alone. These resulted in 88 fatalities and 223 serious injuries.  A DUI citation remains on your record for quite some time and…

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Can I Get a DUI Charge When I’m on Prescription Meds?

Can I Get a DUI Charge When I’m on Prescription Meds?

August 30, 2019

Idaho state law provides that it is illegal for anyone under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or any other intoxicating substance(s) or anyone with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher to drive. The law asserts that it’s illegal to be in actual physical control of a car (be in the driver’s seat…

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How Do Implied Consent Laws Affect Me? | Boise DUI Guy

How Do Implied Consent Laws Affect Me?

August 16, 2019

Implied consent is, in simple terms, an agreement to do something which is not expressly stated by the person so agreeing, but can be inferred from his actions, i.e., when a person does not expressly agree to a thing, but it can be reasonably drawn from his actions that he agrees; he is deemed to have…

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