News and Notable DUI Cases

How Safe Are Interlock Devices? Driver distracted by drunken driving device kills teen

How safe are interlock testing devices? While these devices prevent drunks from driving with alcohol on their breath, the vehicular safety of these devices poses a very valid question. These gizmos go off without notice, demanding that the driver divert attention to blowing into the device. Talking on your cell phone while driving is dangerous. Checking your email while driving is dangerous.

Daily Beast Article: "The Breathalyzer's Effect on Drinking & Driving"

Drug Recognition Expert Case Law: DRE used as toxicologist

In this reckless driving causing death case, although the appeal itself is not particularly noteworthy, a DRE was permitted to testify as an expert regarding general drug use. As the Court states in its opinion:


VIDEO: Randy Travis Naked DUI Arrest from 2012 Released