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Tag Archives: Virginia DUI Charges

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What is the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program?

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The Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program (VASAP) arose in the 1970s to address driving under the influence (DUI) and general highway safety. At that time, the Virginia General Assembly approved legislation to expand VASAPs across the state. The General Assembly also approved a cost-efficient manner to fund VASAPs. Essentially, each local VASAP is allowed… Read More »

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One Dead After Virginia Woman Drives Wrong Way While Drunk

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A 25-year-old Virginia woman faces criminal charges for DUI and DUI maiming after killing a man while driving against traffic, according to an article by WTOP. This horrific car accident occurred on November 4, 2017, at approximately 2:07 a.m. At that time, the woman was driving drunk on the wrong side of I-264, heading… Read More »

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Ignition Interlock Devices for DUI Offenders

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In Virginia, if you are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, you must use a special ignition interlock device, used to measure your blood alcohol content before starting the engine, for a period of time afterwards. Unfortunately not all drunk drivers are stopped by this technology, and the length of time required… Read More »

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Supreme Court Ruling May Affect DUIs in Virginia

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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is a crime with serious penalties.  Prosecutors and police will use many different kinds of evidence to try to get a conviction in a DUI case. An especially important thing for prosecutors to prove is the blood or breath alcohol content (BAC) of a driver…. Read More »

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Alcohol Related Offenses in Virginia

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There are many different kinds of alcohol related offenses in Virginia, though most of them focus on being intoxicated in public in some way. If you are charged with an alcohol related offense, you should contact a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to help defend you from the charges. DUI Driving… Read More »

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Leesburg Hit and Run Driver Was Allegedly Intoxicated

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The Leesburg, Virginia Patch recently reported on an accident where a 19-year-old woman allegedly hit another vehicle while intoxicated and then left the scene of the accident. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says that the woman is facing multiple charges after allegedly taking her friend’s car without her permission, driving at a high rate… Read More »

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Rising Blood Alcohol Content Defense to DUI

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The Commonwealth of Virginia, like all other states, has a legal blood (or breath) alcohol content (BAC) limit of .08 for drivers. If you are found to be driving over the limit or your driving is impaired, no matter your BAC, you can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI). DUI is a… Read More »

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Six Common Defenses to DUI and DWI

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Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are common charges in Virginia. Many people think that if they are charged with either of these offenses there is no point in defending the charges, but that is not true. A knowledgeable DUI and DWI lawyer can help you craft a persuasive defense… Read More »

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Fighting a DUI in Virginia

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If you have been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Virginia, you may have rights and defenses you are unaware of. Below we discuss two common defenses to DUI charges. This is not an exhaustive list, and the facts of your case may be better suited for other defense strategies. Nevertheless these defenses are… Read More »

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