8th DUI Arrest: Case for Mandatory Interlock?

Baltimore DUI Attorney: 8th DUI Arrest: Case for Mandatory Interlock?
A man in Dover was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and upon a check on the system it was discovered he had 7 prior arrests for DUI according to WMDT. This is obviously someone who needs help and hopefully he will get it.

In addition, the toll on his life, l

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Traffic Fatalities Fall

Maryland Traffic Lawyer: Traffic Fatalities Fall

In a report from ABC News, the Maryland Department of Transportation reports that traffic fatalities in Maryland are at all time low. This is great news for those who use Maryland roads for as we know traffic congestion remains high. Life’s the demands whether it traveling to and from 

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Making your DUI Arrest Worse

Maryland DUI Lawyer: Making your DUI Arrest Worse
1. If it is your first potential DUI/DWI offense it is advisable that you acquiesce to a Breathalyzer test. Why? Failure to do so has mandatory suspension periods or in the alternative one year of using an interlock. Either option has its hardships and could hit your wallet big time. If t

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Is Publication of DUI Arrests Fair

Maryland DUI Attorney: Is Publication of DUI Arrests Fair 
All around the country, private publications such as local news papers publish information regarding DUI arrests in the towns and counties they serve. An example would be Delmarva’s site which publishes names of those arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in the Eastern Shor

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Bishop Involved in bicycle crash has DUI record

Bishop Involved in bicycle crash has DUI record
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the driver in a fatal bicycle crash on Roland Ave is a Bishop with the Episcopal church and that she has a previous DUI arrest that resulted in a Probation Before Judgment in 2010. The tragedy occurred on Roland Ave and, allegedly, the driver left the sce

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Woman Slumped on Steering Wheel Arrested

Woman Slumped on Steering Wheel Arrested
A woman was arrested after standing at a traffic light that prompted an officer to approach her vehicle. The Officer found the driver slumped over the steering wheel according to WMDAT. Wow! The dangers of drinking and driving have been discussed over and over again yet every day new drivers are a

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3 Year Sentence for Drunk Driver who Struck Cyclists

3 Year Sentence for Drunk Driver who Struck Cyclists
An Annapolis woman was sentenced to 3 years for a drunken driving accident that seriously injured two bicyclists in the summer time. She will also server 5 years of probation.  For more on this story go to WBAL TV.

This an illustration of the serious risk drunk driving poses to all

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Police Visibility Lowers Drunken Driving According to New Study

Police Visibility Lowers Drunken Driving According to New Study
James C. Fell, a senior research scientist with the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation in Calverton, Maryland as well as corresponding author for the study  stated that: “We found that two measures of enforcement intensity significantly affected the rate of impai

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New Government Sponsored DUI Prevention App

Maryland Releases Government Backed DUI App
The Baltimore Sun  and USA Today report that the State Highway Safety Administration premiered an app aimed at preventing drivers who have had too much to drink from driving. The app known as ENDDUI allows drivers to input information about amount of alcohol consumed, weight and other factors

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Michael Phelps DUI Charges

Michael Phelps DUI Charges
 

1. CROSSING DOUBLE PAINTED TRAFFIC LANES IN A TUNNEL – While driving in either the 895 or 95 tunnels you cannot cross the double white lines that designate the vehicular traffic lanes in a tunnel.

2. EXCEEDING MAXIMUM SPEED: 84 MPH IN A POSTED 45 MPH ZONE – You cannot exceed the posted speed

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Arrested? Now What?

You have been arrested on suspicion of a drunken driving offense. What do you do next? How do you protect yourself? How do you limit the potential damages? Call a Maryland DUI/DWI lawyer as soon as possible.

A conviction for a DUI offense could result in serious ramifications. You are facing both criminal and administrative penalties.

Keep in mind that even first-time offenders face serious penalties including and up to a year in jail or 120 day loss of driving privileges. Therefore, this is not a time to mess around. You need help and need it now.

Therefore, you had to do everything in your power to avoid a conviction. As a Baltimore DUI lawyer I can help you at this critical time.

If you or someone you love has been charged with DUI in Baltimore, contact me at 410-849-9529.

In Maryland, It is against the law for you to operate a motor vehicle if you have a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. Please note that if you are under 21 the rules are even more restrictive.

When we discuss your case, I will be able to walk you through the State’s evidence against, its strengths and potential weaknesses.

Stand up for your rights by hiring a knowledgeable DUI lawyer. While not guaranteed, an aggressive and focused defense can result in the dismissal of the charges against you or reduction in the nature and seriousness of the charges against you.

Have you being charged with drunken driving offense? Call me to discuss your options. Call 410-849-9529.