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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "Highway patrol" (Page 2)

Traffic Ticket Blitz Underway in Ohio Through July 26

There is a traffic ticket blitz underway in Ohio and five other states. The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus efforts on distracted driving enforcement statewide. The high-visibility enforcement effort begins Sunday, July 20 at 12:01 a.m. and continues through Saturday, July 26 at 11:59 p.m.  The 6-State Trooper Project includes the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Indiana State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Michigan State Police.OSP Sgt. Vincent Shirey told FOX 8 News that troopers will not just be looking out...

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Greene County/Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint Near WSU

There is going to be a Beavercreek OVI checkpoint near the Nutter Center. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it will be conducted on Colonel Glenn Highway east of North Fairfield Road from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. If you want to receive updated information on Beavercreek OVI checkpoint locations sign up. You'll also get enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you. OVI checkpoint alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in the Miami Valley. In the past month we have alerted our followers to the State Route 35...

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Driving Under The Influence of Drugs In Ohio

Driving under the influence of drugs is the next generation of OVI (operating a vehicle impaired) enforcement in Ohio. It has become a priority of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Here are some studies suggesting why they are focusing on this issue. According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 10.3 million people aged 12 or older (or 3.9 percent of adolescents and adults) reported driving under the influence of drugs during the year prior to being surveyed. This was higher than the rate in 2011 (3.7percent) and lower than the rate in 2002 (4.7...

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New Carlisle OVI Checkpoint Tonight (June 13, 2014)

There will be a New Carlisle OVI checkpoint beginning at 8 p.m. at 235 S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. If you want to receive updated information on New Carlisle DUI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts. OVI checkpoint alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in the Miami Valley. In the past month we have alerted our followers to the State Route 35 traffic initiative and three local sobriety checkpoints. You should also know that we respect your trust and we will never...

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Warren County OVI Checkpoint (June 6, 2014)

There will be a Warren County OVI checkpoint tonight in Lebanon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced an OVI checkpoint planned for Friday evening in Warren County. It will be held from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. on U.S. 42 near Drake Road in Lebanon, in conjunction with the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Lebanon Police Department and Clearcreek Township Police Department.  If you are stopped at the Warren County OVI checkpoint, please contact us at 937-776-2671 for immediate help.If you want to receive updated information on OVI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that...

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Hillsboro OVI Checkpoint Planned For May 2nd

There will be a Hillsboro OVI checkpoint tonight.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 9pm to 12am tonight (Friday) on US-62 near milepost 15, in the City of Hillsboro, in Highland County.If you want to receive updated Hillsboro OVI checkpoint info, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog. OVI checkpoint alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in the Miami Valley. You should also know that we respect...

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DUI & Drug Trafficking Cases In Ohio

More and more, we are seeing an increase in drug trafficking cases.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol has become much more aggressive in using a traffic stop as a pretense to do an extensive search for illegal drugs.  These stops frequently turn a minor traffic violation case into a trafficking, distribution or possession of drugs case.  We expect more of these cases as the Ohio State Highway Patrol begins implementation of the Drug Recognition Expert protocol.The analysis of a drug trafficking case is very similar to the approach we take to an impaired driving case.  What that means is that...

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Danger on Ohio’s Rural Roads

If you drive on Ohio's rural roads, you may be in greater danger than if you drive in a city.  In this story from WBNS-10 TV in Columbus, we learn that while traffic deaths are down across Ohio, your chance of a fatal accident is greater on Ohio's rural roads. "Numbers from the Ohio Highway Patrol show that on average, more than 500 people have died in rural road fatal crashes since 2010. That's more than double the fatal crashes on urban roads during the same time."  According to the patrol, over the past five years, fatalities on Ohio's rural roads...

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Possession of a Controlled Substance: Drug Possession Laws

Drug Possession, a.k.a. Possession of a controlled substance is defined in Ohio as knowingly obtaining, possessing or using a controlled substance under the Ohio Revised Code § 2925.11.  As applied to marijuana, possession of less than 100 grams (or about 3.5 ounces), giving 20 grams or less of marijuana to another person, or growing less than 100 grams of marijuana are each considered  “minor misdemeanors,” punishable by a maximum fine of $150. A minor misdemeanor is not a “jailable” offense, but a person’s driver’s license can be suspended for a period ranging from six months to five years, and a...

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DUI Blitz Planned Along I-75 Corridor

DUI Blitz - If you are driving along 1-75 this weekend, be prepared for an enhanced police presence.  The 6-State Trooper Project includes the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Indiana State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Michigan State Police.The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be joining forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on crash causing violations.  Troopers will be targeting safety belt, aggressive driving, and OVI related violations along the Interstate 75 corridor.  The initiative will take place from February 21, at 12:01 a.m. through February 23, at...

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