3 points to know about drunk driving charges

Driving drunk is something that most people know not to do. There are sometimes things that happen that require people to get behind the wheel after having some alcohol at a party or other event. After an arrest for drunk driving -- including such an unfortunate event occurring when you were trying...

DUI: It’s not just the law – it’s your life

Laws aren't put into place to disrupt your daily life; they're enacted to protect you. Just like helmet and seat belt laws, limits on drinking before you get behind the wheel have one goal: Your safety as a driver. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2,210 people died...

Hand-held DUI breath test devices: far from infallible

Behold the breathalyzer. On the one hand, law enforcers in Indiana and everywhere else across the country routinely laud its utility -- ease of use, quickly displayed results and so forth -- in drunk driving stops where on-the-spot testing is deemed an imperative. On the other hand, high numbers o...

Nun’s DWI/DUI case noteworthy for myriad reasons

Some of our readers across Indiana might find the above blog post headline to be a bit jarring, given the immediate disconnect that logically seems to exist between nuns and drunk driving charges. We submit that any such discordance serves well to underscore an initial and fundamental point about d...