With the 2014 Super Bowl approaching everybody is preparing for a weekend of relaxing and parties. The Utah Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are preparing as well. With the high likelihood that alcohol will be served at many Super Bowl parties the cops will be on the lookout for impaired drivers. AAA Utah has extended a helping hand this year to help you avoid a DUI charge and help keep the roads safe. Take it from a DUI Attorney in Salt Lake, it is definitely worth taking AAA up on their offer rather than suffering the high cost of a DUI in Utah. Read More
An off duty Orlando Police Officer, Sean Gilhuly, was arrested Sunday for DUI and Criminal Mischief. A witness called 911 when a white Ford Explorer sat through two green-light cycles. The caller described the driver as being drunk, high, or something. Police responded to the scene where they found an open bottle of peach schnapps in the officer’s vehicle. You can find the story here. Read More
The results of the Utah Driver License Division (DLD) can have a great influence on what happens to your driver’s license when you resolve your court case. Depending on what happened at the DLD, you may completely avoid a suspension, suffer a reduced suspension, or suffer the full suspension.
This post will cover how the result of your case in court will affect your license. The previous post discussed the possible driver’s license consequences from the Driver License Division (DLD). Read More
Diver’s license issues are one of the most common concerns people have when they are charged with DUI. It is important that you understand the importance of acting quickly to save your license if you are arrested for DUI. You should also understand that there are two venues where consequences can lead to a driver license suspension: The Driver License Division and the Criminal Court. This post will cover the information you need to know about the Driver License Division. Read More
What Doesn’t Work: Coloring in the 3s on your license plate with permanent marker to make them look like 8s.
What Works: If you are pulled over for a DUI, politely decline to take any field sobriety tests (FSTs). FSTs include the “follow my pen with your eyes” test, the “walk the line” test, and the “one foot stand” test. Even sober people fail FSTs much of the time. You are required to take a breathalyzer or blood test if asked, and you should, but you are not required to take FSTs, so don’t! If you want to learn more about DUI’s, go to our DUI page.