DUI

DUI Arrest At A Glance

DUI Arrest At A Glance

November 30
00:00 -0001

DUI Arrest At A Glance

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol – commonly referred to as DUI – is a very serious offense, and a DUI arrest can have a substantial effect on many aspects one’s life; operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol should be avoided at all costs.

DUI Arrest: Impounding of Vehicle


If one is suspected – or convicted – of driving under the influence, they will be arrested and their vehicle will be impounded; a release fee will be required to reclaim the impounded vehicle.

DUI Arrest: Arrest and Processing


If a police officer suspects an individual of a DUI, a sobriety test is administered. Unless the individual proves their sobriety, they will be arrested;
Upon refusal to participate in a sobriety test, the individual will be arrested
Upon failure of the sobriety test, the individual will be arrested
Upon arrest, an individual may be required to remain in a holding cell until the completion of processing of the DUI charge in question

DUI Arrest: Court Appearance


DUI arrests result in a mandatory court appearance; a DUI attorney can assist an individual regardless of guilt or innocence;
In the event of a non-guilty plea, a DUI attorney can arrange for expert witnesses and/or analysis of the validity of the sobriety test
In the event of a guilty plea, a DUI attorney can arrange a plea bargain arrangement with the hopes of lessening the severity of the sentence
DUI Arrest: Loss of License and Insurance Surcharges


Regardless of plea, if an individual is found guilty of a DUI, the sentencing results in a mandatory loss of license as well as one’s insurance company raising rates or even dropping the individual from coverage. Both the amounts of time of the revocation of a license, as well as the increase in insurance rates, vary from state to state.


DUI Arrest: Punitive Recourse


In addition to a loss of license and rate increase – or termination – with regard to automotive insurance, based on the frequency and severity of the DUI, sentencing can also include jail time, fines, community service, and court-mandated participation in substance abuse programs.
Share

About Author

admin

admin

Related Articles

Popular In DUI

No posts where found

DUI News

DUI Arrestee Bribes Cop with Batteries and Bank Cards DUI Arrestee Bribes Cop with Batteries and Bank Cards When a Florida Highway Trooper asked Jon Baker for his license and registration, the hammered driver included a bank card and batteries with his paperwork.
Georgia Football Star Arrested for DUI Georgia Football Star Arrested for DUI Starting Georgia linebacker, Cornelius Washington was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with speeding and driving under the influence.
DUI Takes the Life of College Student DUI Takes the Life of College Student Police officers in Northfield, Vermont claim Renee Robbins, aged 18 of Kentwood, Michigan, was sitting on the lap of a front-seat passenger in a vehicle leaving a wild college party early Sunday morning.

Guide To: DUI Lawyers

Guide to Finding DUI LawyerGuide to Finding DUI Lawyer Find a DUI LawyerYou can find a DUI lawyer in your area by searching the Internet, contacting lawyer referral services, or by asking friends and family for a recommended attorney