Jan 26, 2017

NHTSA Pushes Controversial Alcohol Detection Technology for All Cars

By |Jan 26, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Alcohol-impaired driving is a national problem that is unnecessarily costing the lives of thousands of people each year. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has made a commitment to funding the study of technology that promises to end drunk driving. Called the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS), The NHTSA wants to have [...]

Jan 19, 2017

Avoiding Arrest on Drug Charges at Bonnaroo and Protecting Your Rights

By |Jan 19, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Each summer, a farm in Manchester gets transformed into Bonnaroo, a massive, four-day music and arts festival. People travel to middle Tennessee from all over the region to partake in the hedonistic celebration that seems to be a hotbed of criminal activity. Bonnaroo just announced the 2017 lineup, which does not look like it is [...]

Jan 5, 2017

Repeat DUI Offenders—How the New Law in Tennessee Will Affect You

By |Jan 5, 2017|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee drivers who seem to be in the habit of drinking and driving might want to rethink that, as the penalties for repeat DUI offenders just got even more severe. Tennessee already has strict consequences for DUI offenders, and in this new group of laws that went into effect in 2016, they legislature took calculated [...]

Dec 7, 2016

Debunking False Positive Readings with Tennessee Ignition Interlock Devices for DUI

By |Dec 7, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee has required ignition interlock devices for those convicted of DUI with a BAC of 0.08 percent or greater since 2013, and then in July 2016 a new law went into effect that, "Revises the interlock law to make an ignition interlock device required unless the judge makes specific findings that the person seeking the [...]

Sep 14, 2016

How Might the New DUI Laws in Tennessee Affect You?

By |Sep 14, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

In the summer of 2016 (July 1, 2016, to be exact) there were four new DUI laws that took effect in Tennessee. One of those laws, which was intended to change the age group to which the offense of underage driving while impaired from ages 16-21-years-old, to ages 16-18-years old, and it was to give [...]

Aug 31, 2016

Tips for Avoiding a DUI & Staying Safe on Labor Day

By |Aug 31, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

At several different times during a year, Tennessee law enforcement conducts sobriety checkpoints in an effort to deter drunk drivers from endangering themselves and others by driving drunk. With Labor Day approaching, there will be parties and barbeques and sporting events celebrating the last official weekend of summer. People will be serving and drinking alcohol [...]

Jul 28, 2016

What is the Process for Getting a Restricted License after a DUI in Tennessee?

By |Jul 28, 2016|Criminal Defense Law, DUI|0 Comments

If you have been convicted of DUI in Tennessee, one of the penalties is that you can lose your driving privileges for one year. That means that you would be unable to drive your car to get back and forth to work, to school if you are a college student, to the doctor's office and [...]

Jun 22, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Tennessee

By |Jun 22, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

There have been a lot of changes (and proposed changes) to the DUI laws in Tennessee in the last year. Because of that, people who have been charged with a DUI have been asking us a lot of questions lately about the laws, the penalties and the fines. That is why we collected a list [...]

May 18, 2016

Tips for Avoiding a DUI at Bonnaroo

By |May 18, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

Before long the 2016 Bonnaroo season will be in full swing here in Tennessee. From June 9th through the 12th, Manchester, TN will bloom into a small city with thousands of visitors who will be our guests for the four day music festival-palooza. We are going to be honest and let you know that you [...]

Apr 27, 2016

Tennessee Makes Progress to Strengthen Mandatory Ignition Interlocks and Improve DUI Conviction Reporting

By |Apr 27, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

Tennessee is making great strides towards strengthening the punishment for DUI offenders. A bill that would require an ignition interlock device for 120 for second-time DUI offenders has passed the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill would also require that DUI arrest and conviction records be shared with every Tennessee court and judge immediately. The [...]

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