Chuck E. Cheese’s is a popular place for families with children. Getting there before closing is important to many, but perhaps not as much as a dad who traveled at over 100 mph with an unsecured 7-year-old child in the passenger seat to get there. According to reports, Shane Elzey told police that he was
In a teaser for a report that aired on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, popular former Fox 5 anchor Amanda Davis admitted to being an alcoholic. Throughout the years, Davis has found herself on the wrong side of the law at least three times. Each of these times involved Davis being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
If you have a driver’s license, and even if you don’t, you know that no driver is legally allowed to get behind the wheel if they have had too much to drink, or drink while they are operating the car. But what if you are the passenger? Typically, the answer is that no, you are
If you are like most people, you think about alcohol when you hear about a DUI. Others also consider illegal narcotics, but very few consider the use of legal drugs — i.e., prescription or over-the-counter medications — in connection with a DUI charge. The truth is that these drugs can also lead to impaired driving
If you have been arrested for DUI in Atlanta, you may be questioning whether or not you need to hire an attorney. In most cases, the answer is yes. An attorney can gather evidence on your behalf, can arrange for a plea bargain and can handle many legal situations that you cannot handle on your
New statistics in Washington state, where marijuana has been legalized, is showing that stoned driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Fatal accidents involving drivers who are high on marijuana have climbed since the legalization of the drug, prompting officials to warn the public of its dangers. Fatal car accidents involving drivers who
In an interview given at the beginning of the month, Michael Phelps explained how his legal issues may have saved his life. At the height of his athletic career, having won gold medals and broken world records, Phelps was involved in legal troubles that had him contemplating taking his own life. After two DUIs ruined
It stands to reason that police officers are hired in part because of their moral fiber. They care about the well-being of citizens and ensuring laws are being followed. But, they aren’t robots. Police officers are just as human as the rest of us. However, they often face more stress in one day than many
If you have ever been pulled over for DUI, chances are almost nil that the police officer had a warrant in hand before asking you to submit to a blood, breath or urine test in order to determine your blood alcohol content. The Supreme Court of the United States is expressing their concern over this
Tom Taylor, a Georgia State Representative, was arrested two weeks ago on suspicion of DUI in Rabun County. Following his arrest, Taylor registered a blood-alcohol content of .225%, close to three times the legal limit in Georgia of .08%. According to reports, Taylor was stopped by police at 2:45 p.m. on April 7. Taylor was
Will DUIs soon become extinct? It is a question that many are asking as ride-sharing companies like Uber become more popular and self-driving cars are primed for release. There has been much debate regarding the effect that ride-share services have on DUI arrests and accidents. Anecdotally, available transportation options result in the lessening of DUIs.
We tend to put professional athletes on pedestals. We expect “more” from them and are disappointed when they fail to live up to those expectations. Such was the case earlier in April when Heisman Trophy winner and former Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith was arrested for marijuana possession and driving under the influence. According to