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What Are Idaho DUI Laws for Commercial Drivers?

January 14, 2020

Driving under the influence (DUI) is an offense that carries serious penalties in Idaho. Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is an important factor that is considered when calculating these penalties. On average, the legal limit for BAC is 0.08% across the United States. In some states, the legal limit may be even lower although Idaho conforms…

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What Is a DUI Pre-Trial Conference and Why Is It important?

January 2, 2020

If you have been charged with driving under influence (DUI), you have the option of pleading guilty or accepting a plea bargain. If you plead guilty, the original sentence of the offense may be reduced in return for your plea. In a plea bargain, your attorney may be able to negotiate a reduced charge. However,…

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Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Woman in Umatilla County Accident

December 28, 2019

An elderly woman is dead following a car accident in Umatilla County on December 8. Oregon State Police said the crash took place at the intersection of Hwy 395 and East Punkin Center Road just after 10 p.m. They said forty-five-year-old Michelle Dawn Fry was going northbound on the highway when she ignored a red…

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How Much Does a DUI Attorney Charge in Idaho?

December 24, 2019

If you have been charged with DUI in Idaho, you are in for a whole lot of expenses. You may think that the fees of your attorney are the main financial concern after a DUI arrest. However, attorney fees are only one of the many costs you incur following a DUI. Other costs in a…

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Driver Who Hit Pedestrian in SE Portland Arrested

December 22, 2019

A driver who hit a pedestrian in Southeast Portland on Friday has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII). Police said the crash happened near Southeast Grand Avenue and Southeast Morrison Street a little after 7 p.m. It resulted in the hours-long closure of the road and two exits off…

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Police Claim ‘E.T.’ star Tried to Fake Urine Sample After DUI Arrest

December 15, 2019

A Tualatin Police Department report says Henry Thomas, who is known for his role in “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” tried to give police fake urine after he was arrested for DUI in Oregon back in October. Police claim the 49-year-old actor attempted to use toilet water in an effort to pass his blood-alcohol test. Thomas reportedly refused to take field…

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What to Do After a DUI Arrest in Idaho

December 14, 2019

After a DUI arrest in Idaho, you may face a number of penalties. DUI penalties in Idaho typically includes fines, jail time, mandatory rehabilitation programs and a license suspension. Depending on whether this is your first or subsequent offense, the penalties can range from minor to very serious and life-changing. This is why it is…

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New Evidence Clears School Bus Driver Arrested for DUII

December 8, 2019

The school bus driver in Oregon who was arrested in November after he drove off the road with students onboard will no longer be prosecuted. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Gates had been accused of driving under the influence of intoxicants on November 13. The Mid Columbia Bus Company employee briefly drove a Forest Grove School District bus…

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Can I Be Arrested for DUI With BAC Below 0.08?

Can I Be Arrested for DUI With BAC Below 0.08?

December 2, 2019

Driving under the influence (DUI) carries stiff penalties in the state of Idaho. When determining whether or not a driver is DUI, blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is often used as a decisive factor. Idaho maintains 0.08 as the legal limit for BAC. Drivers who have BAC above 0.08 are presumed to be drunk and arrested…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter in DUI Crash

November 29, 2019

A driver responsible for a DUI crash that resulted in the death of one person and severe injuries to another has now pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter. The accident took place on the Market Road in May early this year. Robert Murray, 65, was driving a 2014 Dodge Ram at the time. While traveling eastbound…

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