Dec 15, 2021

New Cars Might Be Required to Have a Drunk Driving Warning System

By |December 15th, 2021|DUI|0 Comments

The $1 trillion infrastructure bill that was recently passed will initiate many changes for various modes of transportation. The bill will help to fund necessary improvements for roads, bridges, and different modes of public transportation. Amtrak in particular will have $66 billion set aside for freight and passenger rail improvements. In addition to public transportation, [...]

Jul 14, 2021

Will I Lose My Car Insurance for a DUI Charge?

By |July 14th, 2021|DUI|0 Comments

Across the country, being charged with driving under the influence has serious criminal and financial repercussions. Tennessee has joined many states in cracking down on DUIs by way of criminal punishment through the courts, and license revocation through the Department of Motor Vehicles. Aside from criminal consequences, convicted DUI offenders may also immediately face obstacles [...]

Apr 28, 2021

My Teenager Got a DUI; What Do I Do?

By |April 28th, 2021|DUI|0 Comments

Teenagers and drunk driving are a serious problem across the country. That’s why many states, including Tennessee, provide that a driver under 21 can be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) if their blood alcohol content (BAC) is .02 or more. (For adults, the limit is .08 or more.) The best protection for your [...]

Dec 23, 2020

How Alcohol Really Affects Your Driving

By |December 23rd, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

As the holiday season approaches, celebrations (even in the tie of the pandemic) make drinking and driving more likely. The pandemic itself encourages people to drink in order to cope with their social isolation and other troubles. Everyone, when they’re sober, understands that the combination of drinking and driving is often fatal. Drunk drivers are [...]

Sep 10, 2020

What Is a Felony DUI?

By |September 10th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

Drunk driving is a very serious offense in Tennessee. Even first-time offenders face time in jail, license revocation for up to one year, and substantial fines. Anyone who pleads or is found guilty of a DUI will be required to attend a mandatory alcohol counseling program. A conviction also means having to install an interlock [...]

Aug 13, 2020

Tennessee DUI Laws and a Look Back at 2019 Statistics

By |August 13th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

One of the riskiest behaviors in which a person can participate is getting behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol or drugs. And, the consequences for drivers arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) are serious. If you are facing a DUI charge, is important understand the potential consequences. Tennessee law lays out the [...]

Apr 29, 2020

ATVs and DUI Penalties

By |April 29th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

Many people love riding their all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). They offer a super fun way to enjoy recreation, especially during the warm months of the year. These vehicles are not permitted to share the same space with cars, SUVs, and trucks on regular roads and highways. However, you do need a driver’s license just as any [...]

Feb 20, 2020

Do Different Alcoholic Drinks Affect You Differently?

By |February 20th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

Many people think that different drinks affect people’s emotions differently. They’re certain that beer makes them feel differently than wine, and that wine shouldn’t affect them the same way bourbon does. The starting point for this question is that generally there is no difference in the amount of ethanol in standard drinks, which means a [...]

Jan 9, 2020

Driving Under the Influence of Narcotics

By |January 9th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

The same law that makes driving under the influence of alcohol illegal also makes driving under the influence of narcotics illegal. The key differences between an alcohol DUI and a narcotics DUI are the proof required to show the driver was under the influence, the legal and factual defenses and ,to some degree, the penalties. [...]

Dec 12, 2019

Governor Lee Repeals Habitual Motor Vehicle Offender Law

By |December 12th, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

The state of Tennessee repealed the Habitual Motor Vehicle Offenders Act (HMVO) effective July 1, 2019. The HMVO, prior to its repeal, provided that the licenses of drivers who were labeled “habitual offenders” would be revoked for at least three years. Drivers could not obtain a restricted license during this time. Further, any driver who [...]

Nov 21, 2019

The DUI School Education Requirement in Tennessee

By |November 21st, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

Anyone convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics in Tennessee will suffer numerous penalties. They will have a conviction on their criminal records for the rest of their lives. Anyone convicted of a DUI: Could be sentenced to jail for some specific amount of time Will lose their driving privileges – normally [...]

Oct 31, 2019

How Do You Get Around Town or to Work after a DUI in Tennessee?

By |October 31st, 2019|DUI|0 Comments

If you’ve been convicted of a DUI or an implied consent violation, your driving privileges will likely be suspended. Subsequent convictions or violations will normally result in longer suspensions. Under certain conditions, someone convicted of a DUI or an implied consent violation may be able to obtain a restricted license. Otherwise, they will need to [...]

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