Marked as “ground zero” of the Coronavirus pandemic, nearly every Washingtonian has been impacted, to some degree, by the effects of this deadly virus. Amid this unprecedented time, if you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI, the added stress can be overwhelming and terrifying. If you are unsure about the best…

If you’ve ever been arrested for DUI, you might be familiar with the machine that awaits you back at the police station. This machine measures the blood alcohol concentration in a person’s breath when they blow into the machine. These devices play a huge role in prosecutors’ cases against people charged with DUI. For every…

The Clashing of Hailey’s Law and the WA State Constitution In a recent unanimous decision from the Washington Supreme Court, Hailey’s law was ruled unconstitutional. Hailey’s Law required the mandatory impoundment of a car driven by someone arrested for DUI. Passed by the state legislature in 2011, Hailey’s Law stemmed from an incident in 2007…

For most residents in Washington, Canada is a quick trip across the border. As of December 2018, this trip might not be as easy as people think. Canada recently changed their Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (section 36), which impacts how DUIs are treated under the Law. In Canada, the new maximum sentence for a…

Did you know that the symptoms of alcohol intoxication and diabetes are very similar? Alcohol can immediately increase blood sugar; however, over a period of hours, blood sugar can actually be lowered. This can cause a diabetic reaction and mislead an officer into thinking that a driver is quite drunk. Their diabetic reaction can cause…

A person driving under the influence often times does not realize that they have consumed too much alcohol to drive until it’s too late. Unfortunately, they do not realize the consequences of their actions until they are arrested for driving under the influence or in a vehicle accident or worse. You have to find a…

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