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...
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.
Do your research before hiring any Attorney. You will want to
ask your Attorney the following questions. Read more...
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
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...
According to the Nevada Driver’s Handbook, the following will be
assessed depending on the degree and frequency of your conviction. Read
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...
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...
There are 3 types of chemical tests used to determine a driver’s BAC
level. Read more...