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Questioning breathalyzer test accuracy

When an alleged drunk motorist in Michigan is pulled over, authorities generally use a breathalyzer test to establish the driver's blood alcohol concentration (BAC). There is a presumption that a driver is drunk if their BAC is .08 percent or greater. While blood tests are more precise than breath tests, they are invasive and take a significant amount of time to produce results.

3 factors that could impact your BAC level

You may believe that your college years should be ones that allow you to have new experiences, meet new people and gain a useful education. While this belief is not necessarily wrong, you may wish to remember that these years do not allow you to get away with anything you want. Just because you may have a new-found freedom away from your parents for the first time, you could end up facing a more serious disciplinarian if confronted by law enforcement officers.

OWI/DUI: man faces charges in Michigan

A 26-year-old man is awaiting trial following an accident police believe was the result of him driving under the influence, according to local sources. The man faces OWI/DUI charges following a collision involving two Michigan police vehicles. He is currently in custody, being held against $30,000 bail. 

Woman in Michigan faces OWI/DUI charges

A woman in Galesburg has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, following an alleged altercation the morning of Dec. 26. Local police arrested the Michigan woman, who has been charged with OWI/DUI as a result of the investigation. So far, no court date has been announced, and it is unclear whether she has retained defense counsel at this time. 

Were you falsely accused of DUI?

Though you may always want to do your best when behind the wheel of a vehicle, you may find yourself driving when you are tired, distracted or maybe even after a couple of drinks. You certainly would not consider getting behind the wheel if you felt that your abilities were impaired, but some actions you take while driving could cause other individuals or police officers to become concerned about your state of being.

Michigan woman faces OWI/DUI charges

A two-car accident on Nov. 22 led to the arrest of a 29-year-old woman, according to local police. Michigan authorities arrested her on suspicion of OWI/DUI, for which she now faces charges. She is currently being held at a county jail awaiting trial, though no trial date has been publicly announced at this time. 

Man in Michigan faces ninth OWI/DUI charge

A man arrested on Nov. 1 is believed to have been drunk behind the wheel, according to local law enforcement in Macomb County. Michigan authorities arrested the 49-year-old man and charged him with OWI/DUI - the ninth time he will face such charges. He was due back in a district court on Nov. 14 for a probable cause conference after being arraigned on Nov. 6. 

Michigan man charged with OWI/DUI

A high-speed chase with police ended in the arrest of a 31-year-old Schoolcraft man, according to officers. Michigan State Police arrested the man following a prolonged chase involving two separate state troopers. The man will face OWI/DUI charges as well as fleeing and eluding, and several additional related charges as well. 

What evidence could work against you in a DUI case?

Though allegations of driving under the influence occur quite commonly, you may never have suspected that you would face such charges. If police file charges against you, you may wonder what grounds they have for taking such action. The decision to level these serious allegations against you may depend on a variety of factors, much of which concerns evidence present at the time of the alleged violation.

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