In the United States, anything over a .08 blood alcohol level is against the law. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that when a driver is at 0.02 percent, they are less able to keep an eye on moving objects and multitask; once the driver hits 0.05 percent, they have trouble steering and…Details
Published in The Daily Herald May 31; June 1, 2, 2014.
Centerville Police will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on June 21, 2014. The checkpoint will take place from 10:00pm until 3am on June 22, 2014. The location is Parrish Lane between 800 W and Marketplace Dr.
Published in the Davis County Clipper, June 19, 2014.
Stalled DUI appeals in Harrison County, Mississippi, allow drivers to keep driving. According to the SunHerald.com, drivers who appeal a DUI in Harrison County Court in Mississippi often drive for years without losing their licenses while their cases sit in limbo. Reports show 163 appeals from city court and justice court cases remained unresolved as…Details
Is Representative Perry’s HB 303 violating the basic principle in our justice system – the right to equal and fair treatment under the law? Flagged Bill: HB 303 – Driving Under the Influence Amendments It is widely accepted that a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent is dangerous when behind the wheel. On a…Details
The question is not IF Utah is going to implement breath testing for marijuana, but WHEN. Utah has a unique law called DRIVING WITH A MEASURABLE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (DMCS). Six other states have a similar law. Under this law, Utah Code section 41-6a-517, “a person may not operate or be in actual physical control of…Details
A study done by Clinical Chemistry, concludes that THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, can be detected from a breath test. We’re familiar with police officers administering a breathalyzer to detect drunk driving. But now, according to a recent online article in the Seattle PI, this could become the case if the officer suspects impaired driving…Details
A DUI Checkpoint is scheduled in Centerville this weekend. Centerville Police will be conducting the Checkpoint on Parrish Lane between 800 W and Marketplace Drive, beginning on October 25, 2013 at about 10:30pm, and ending around 3am on October 26, 2013. They will be focusing on finding impaired drivers. Published in the Davis County Clipper,…Details
Utah Parks and Recreation has an off-highway vehicle administrative checkpoint scheduled from 3 to 11 pm, Sunday, October 20, at Buckland Flat/Ward Canyon Trailhead in Bountiful. All off-highway vehicles will be checked for proper registration and display of OHV registration stickers. Operators will be checked for proper safety certificates or current driver license. Visit stateparks.utah.gov…Details
Our own Charles Stewart was recently interviewed by City Weekly. In an article titled “Researcher Pitches Lawmakers On Lowering Legal Drinking Limit”, City Weekly contributor Eric Peterson, discusses a bill proposed to the Legislature by The Sutherland Institute that aims to lower the legal drinking Blood Alcohol Concentration limit from .08 to .05. …Details