244 Blog Posts From the DUI/DWI Tag


Catch 22

Catch 22

We all know that failing a field sobriety test is evidence against you. The Massachusetts Court of Appeals reminds us that passing one can be too. At a DUI trial the prosecution has to show that you were intoxicated and that you were driving. That’s two separate facts. It’s not DUI if you’re not driving. […]

From Canada, With Love

From Canada, With Love

One thing inevitably follows the next — if the first thing is tolerated. When the Supreme Court, America’s unelected legislative body, created an exception (several, actually) to the Fourth Amendment’s clear and definite prohibition of searches without having first established probable cause and without a specific warrant, the Fourth Amendment became a functional nullity — […]

oos Principle Number 3: Freedom from arbitrary traffic stops and unwarranted searches/seizures

oos Principle Number 3: Freedom from arbitrary traffic stops and unwarranted searches/seizures

The Driving in America Blog was started a year ago to bring more information to those who are beginning their journey as motorists’ rights advocates. Over the next several months, I will be working with each of the seven oos principles to give readers of this weekly blog some idea of what we all are working towards […]

War on Cars Watch for February 27, 2019

War on Cars Watch for February 27, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Only as drunk as you can prove

Only as drunk as you can prove

The Internet liked the story. Woman smashes $20,000 breathalyzer. The smashy woman from Coxsackie likely got her “aggravated DUI” dropped down to a regular DUI. Or in plain English, got her drunk driving charge dropped down to buzzed driving. Here are the official names for three crimes in New York: driving while ability impaired, driving […]