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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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a person is choosing to drive after consuming too many alcoholic beverages in a short period of time

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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Driver Having Issues with Field Sobriety Tests

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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Will a DUI conviction affect my Insurance

Will a DUI conviction affect my Insurance?

July 30, 2019

Even for a first offender, a DUI conviction has dire consequences (up to 6 months imprisonment, up to $1000 in fines, license suspension of 90-210 days, and compulsory use of an Ignition Interlock Device for a year). There are also consequences as regards the insurance that may affect you even years after your conviction. Idaho…

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Driver drinking beer with a minor in the car

Is There a Different Penalty for DUI with a Minor in the Car?

July 15, 2019

To be found guilty of a DUI, the alcohol concentration in your blood must be at least 0.08 for adults, less than 0.08 but more than 0.02 for people under 21, and less than 0.08 but more than 0.04 for commercial drivers. A DUI can also be as a result of drugs and other intoxicating…

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a person is choosing to drive after consuming too many alcoholic beverages in a short period of time

What are the 3 Best Defenses to DUI in Boise, Idaho?

June 30, 2019

If you get charged with DUI in Boise, Idaho, you’ll need good defenses or you’ll be facing some pretty serious consequences. If convicted, you’ll definitely have your driver’s license be suspended. You’ll also have to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in fines. You could even face jail time, depending on the circumstances. As soon…

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Driver Having Issues with Field Sobriety Tests

Potential Issues with Field Sobriety Tests in Boise

June 15, 2019

If you get pulled over for a traffic stop, the cops will always check to see if they’re drinking or using drugs. Most of the time, it’s pretty obvious. Cops are trained to notice the signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use. You could get pulled over for failing to use a turn signal.…

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