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Nevada DWI & Virginia DUI Information

Alcohol and Driving 

Simply put, this is a terrible idea!  In fact, it could turn out to be the most dangerous, most costly mistake you will ever make in your life.  Take a look at what alcohol does to your brain. Read more...

 

Drugs and Driving 

Drugs include all illegal, prescription and over-the-counter drugs.  If you are under the influence of illegal drugs, you will face DUI and other charges, such as possession, if pertinent to your specific situation. Read more...

 

DWI Attorney Directory 

Need the services of a DWI Attorney? Find one in your area. Read more...

 

Differences Between DUI and DWI 

Nevada does not stipulate a difference between a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) and a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated).  Typically, the term used in this offense in Nevada is DUI. Read more...

 

DUI/DWI Basics 

Nevada is governed by several DUI-related laws and, if pulled over for suspicion of a DUI, you can be charged with any of the following. Read more...

 

DWI Attorneys 

Do your research before hiring any Attorney.  You will want to ask your Attorney the following questions. Read more...

 

DWI Costs 

If you are charged with a Nevada DUI, you will pay fines and fees associated with the charge.  Also, if you are convicted of a related offense, such as failure to submit to a chemical test, additional fines and fees will apply.  These fines and fees are mandated; however, you may suffer other financial loss if the imposed legal and administrative penalties impact your personal and professional life.  Depending on the degree and frequency of your offense, you may find yourself faced with the following. Read more...

 

DWI Laws 

Nevada is governed by the ‘Illegal Per Se’ Law, which means that any adult driver of a motor vehicle with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) of .08 or higher is arrested and convicted of a DUI offense regardless of their visible degree of impairment.  For commercial drivers, the ‘Illegal Per Se’ Law recognizes DUI at a BAC of .04 for commercial drivers and .02 for drivers under 21 years old. Read more...

 

DWI Penalties 

According to the Nevada Driver’s Handbook, the following will be assessed depending on the degree and frequency of your conviction. Read more...

 

DWI Statistics 

Every 30 minutes, a person will die from a DUI related crash in the United States. According to statistics, 40% of drivers will be involved in a crash with a drunk or intoxicated driver in their lifetime. These statistics are staggering and demand attention!  DUI related accidents accounted for approximately 38% of Nevada motor vehicle fatalities in 2006.  Reports issued in January of 2008 revealed that 49 crashes occurred and 187 crashes were the result of drivers driving under the influence in January alone! Read more...

 

Implied Consent 

When you are issued a Nevada Driver’s License, you are to understand that this is an indication that you understand the Nevada rules-of-the-road; therefore, you are agreeing to obeying these rules and to submitting to a chemical test if you are suspected of breaking these rules by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Read more...

 

Reduce Nevada DWI Charges and Fines 

In some cases, a driver who is convicted of a Nevada DUI may be court-ordered to attend a Nevada DUI Traffic School.  This may be part of a plea agreement or part of your actual sentence. Read more...

 

Sobriety Tests

There are 3 types of chemical tests used to determine a driver’s BAC level. Read more...

 

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