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Category Archives: DUI

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Drunk Driver Crashes in Virginia After Trying to Elude Police

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Local authorities arrested a 23-year-old Virginia man for driving under the influence (DUI) and several other charges, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. This arrest occurred on October 4th, at approximately 11 p.m., when deputies of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office tried to execute a traffic stop in Ashburn around the 21000… Read More »

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Is There a Difference Between DUI & DWI in Virginia?

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In the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is illegal to drive under the influence (DUI) or drive while impaired (DWI) as a result of alcohol, drugs, or any combination of substances. Even though Virginia law includes references to DUI and DWI, both offenses feature the same punishments. Any person who commits DUI or DWI will… Read More »

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What is Implied Consent to DUI Testing in Virginia?

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has a duty to maintain safety and security on all highways and roadways within its borders. In keeping with this duty, Virginia prohibits drivers from driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. Furthermore, Virginia law stipulates implied consent to DUI testing for all drivers who operate a vehicle… Read More »

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Drunk Driver Arrested in Sterling After Causing Car Crash

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 37-year-old woman for drunk driving after an alleged automotive collision, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a vehicle crash on July 27th at approximately 9 p.m. Near the intersection of West Church Street and North York Road, the deputies… Read More »

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4 Consequences of a DUI Conviction in Virginia

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Drunk driving in Virginia is a leading cause of automobile deaths each year. That is why Virginia law features stringent rules against intoxicated or impaired driving. It does not matter if a person consumes alcohol, drugs, or some combination of substances. If consumption causes a person to drive unsafely, it likely qualifies as a… Read More »

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Loudoun County Authorities Charge Virginia Woman with Child Endangerment & DUI

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Local authorities in Loudoun County arrested a Virginia woman and charged her with child endangerment and DUI, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to an automotive accident on August 1st at approximately 10 p.m. When deputies arrived at the scene near City Center Boulevard and Harry… Read More »

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Repeat DUI Offender Arrested After Fleeing Virginia Police

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A Virginia man faces criminal charges after attempting to elude police officers while also driving drunk, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. Official statements say this will be his fourth DUI offense. On Tuesday, July 14th, at approximately 3 a.m., police officers attempted to execute a traffic stop near Loudoun County Parkway… Read More »

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New Virginia Law Adjusts Ignition Interlock Rules for DUI Offenders

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A new Virginia law will relax the ignition interlock system requirements for first-time DUI offenders. Certain provisions of the new law took effect on July 1, 2020. Other provisions will not take effect until July 1, 2021. Officially referred to as Senate Bill 439, this new measure changed the conditions for a restricted driving… Read More »

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Does Virginia Require Driver’s License Suspension for DUIs?

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In the interest of public health and safety, the Commonwealth of Virginia has stringent laws against driving under the influence (DUI). Virginia law does not discriminate between intoxication or impairment from alcohol or drugs. If a driver loses the ability to operate their vehicle safely due to alcohol or drugs, it can qualify as… Read More »

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Virginia DUI Crash in Sterling Leads to Multiple Criminal Charges

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Law enforcement arrested and charged a Virginia man for driving under the influence (DUI) and several other crimes, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to this incident on Friday, April 24th near the 100 block of Williamsburg Road in Sterling. Just before 10 p.m., the Virginia… Read More »

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