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Category Archives: DUI

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Virginia Drunk Driver Assaults Police Officers During Arrest

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After a traffic stop in Stafford, a Virginia woman faces criminal charges for driving under the influence (DUI) as well as assault and battery of a police officer, according to an article by FOX8. When law enforcement attempted to arrest this woman, she became extremely aggressive and assaulted the officers. This incident began when… Read More »

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Virginia Drunk Driver Receives 25-Year Sentence for Fatal Crash

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After causing a fatal crash approximately one year ago, a Virginia drunk driver received a 25-year prison sentence and 20 years of suspended time, according to an article by ABC7. In addition to incarceration, this 29-year-old Virginia man will face $1,000 in criminal fines and indefinite revocation of driving privileges. After his release from… Read More »

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What is the Penalty Structure for DUI Offenses in Virginia?

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When a person drives under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs in Virginia, they pose a serious threat to the health and safety of other people. That is why Virginia law features strict laws against and severe penalties for drunk driving. That being said, Virginia law does not treat all DUI offenses in… Read More »

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Admissible Evidence for DUI Charges in Virginia

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In the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is illegal to drive under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of both. If a person is impaired by any of these substances — and, thus, incapable of driving safely — they are guilty of DUI under Virginia law. Moreover, a DUI conviction will result… Read More »

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Underage Driver Faces DUI & Involuntary Manslaughter Charges in Virginia

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In the aftermath of a fatal accident, Virginia police officers arrested a 20-year-old man from Unionville for driving under the influence (DUI) and involuntary manslaughter, reported ABC affiliate WHSV. The car accident in question occurred at approximately 2 a.m. on Sunday, December 23rd. The Unionville man was traveling south on Constitution Highway when he… Read More »

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3 Variations of DUI Offenses Under Virginia Law

By Simms Showers LLP |

In order to protect the public interest and preserve roadway safety, the Commonwealth of Virginia prohibits any person from driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. Virginia casts a wide net with respect to DUI, making it illegal to operate any motor vehicle, engine, or train while impaired and incapable of driving… Read More »

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How Does Underage DUI Differ from Regular DUI in Virginia?

By Simms Showers LLP |

In order to ensure safe roadways, the Commonwealth of Virginia prohibits any person from driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. Virginia DUI laws come into play whenever a person loses the ability to drive safely and carefully. This is especially true for underage minors who are under the 21-year-old threshold for… Read More »

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What are the Penalties in Virginia for Driving Under the Influence?

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Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is the source of numerous automotive accidents, physical injuries, and fatalities every year in Virginia. That is why there are strict laws and penalties against intoxicated or impaired driving. The punishment for DUI can include time behind bars and criminal fines, especially for repeat offenders…. Read More »

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Virginia Drunk Driver Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charges

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A Virginia drunk driver smashed into another vehicle on Interstate 64, leading to the death of one person and injuries to several others, reported the Associated Press. The drunk driver faces criminal charges for involuntary manslaughter as a result of this incident. This automotive accident occurred in the evening of November 9th in Hampton,… Read More »

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Underage Driver Faces DUI Charges in Lynchburg, Virginia

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Law enforcement officers arrested and charged a 20-year-old woman for driving under the influence (DUI) in Lynchburg on Friday, reported NBC affiliate WSLS. This automotive accident occurred at approximately 3 a.m. on September 28th. At that time, the woman was driving near the intersection of Campbell and Georgia avenues. That is when she lost… Read More »

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