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When Is DUI a Felony Offense in Idaho?

June 24, 2021

Can a DUI in Idaho be a felony offense? According to Idaho laws, driving under the influence (DUI) of either drugs or alcohol is a crime. The severity of the crime, though, depends on several factors. The preceding covers the number of offenses and whether or not an accident occurred. When the law considers these…

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What Happens if I Am Charged Wrongfully for DUI

February 14, 2021

Being charged wrongfully for a DUI could damage your future prospects. In America, driving under the influence (DUI) can result in criminal charges. While not all states consider it illegal to drive under the influence, it still has negative consequences. The consequences of driving under the influence differ depending on age, percentage of alcohol in…

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What Mistakes Should You Avoid After Being Charged with a DUI?

May 14, 2020

Getting charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants can be scary. Many people who face charges of impaired driving have never been in trouble with the law before. However, they know there are several legal and administrative consequences associated with DUIs. Jail time is a possibility, heavy fines are common, and professional licenses can…

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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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Increased Police Patrols in Idaho to Counter DUI in Holidays

December 8, 2019

The holiday season is here and everyone is gearing up for some fun. However, holiday is also the time of the year when the average American tends to drink more. And this directly contributes to more drunk drivers on the roads, leading to more DUI accidents. To counter DUI accidents and injuries this year, the…

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