November, 12 2019
Did you know that every 90 seconds, a person is injured due to a drunk driver? This is a frightening statistic for anyone who drives often. Thousands of people are killed in DUI accidents each year. And because of this, Washington State takes DUIs very serious, compelling reckless and intoxicated drivers to have IIDs installed..
November, 2 2019
Like many other laws, drunk driving and blood alcohol content (BAC) regulations are present in all 50 States, with some variations of course. Although some states have stricter laws, anyone who drives under the influence of alcohol or drugs runs the risk of getting into legal trouble. And, even worse, hurting someone else while behind..
Recreational marijuana and medical marijuana are legally available in the state of Washington, and it is legal for an individual 21 years or older to possess and privately consume cannabis in Washington; however, while it’s possible for you to legally smoke marijuana and consume cannabis, driving while under the influence of marijuana remains illegal. A..
March, 22 2017
What Is a Marijuana DUI? Initiative 502, passed in 2012, legalized marijuana for recreational use, making it legal for people 21 and over to possess and use marijuana. The initiative also changed Washington’s marijuana laws regarding DUI, amending the previous DUI laws regarding marijuana. Washington considers people caught with a blood concentration of THC over..
One of the most common reasons drivers get pulled over and ultimately arrested for DUI in Seattle is based on violations of the lane travel statute. In 2008 the case of State v. Prado elaborated on what constitutes a violation of the lane travel statute. Last week the Division One Court of Appeals in Washington..
The other day I was talking with a Seattle Police Officer about a recent DOL administrative hearing he did for a DUI arrest in Seattle that he made. He told me that he was served a subpoena to appear to the telephone hearing. So when the DOL called him he answered and appeared for the..