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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "ohio drunk driving law"

Aggravated Vehicular Assault: What is Operation?

In order to convict a person of Aggravated Vehicular Assault, the State is required to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that, “while operating * * * a motor vehicle, * * * cause[d] serious physical harm to another person * * * [a]s the proximate result of committing a violation of division (A) of section 4511.19 of the Revised Code * * *.” R.C. 2903.08(A)(1)(a).The Ohio Jury Instructions with respect to vehicular assault provide a definition of “operate” which mimics that found in R.C. 4511.01(HHH).  The definition of “operate” in R.C. 4511.01(HHH) encompasses past or completed movement of a vehicle.  Ohio...

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We Know Who The Dangerous Drunk Drivers Are!

We know who the dangerous drunk drivers are.  According to the National Hardcore Drunk Driving Project: Hardcore drunken drivers are those who drive with a high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15 or above or who do so repeatedly, as demonstrated by having more than one impaired driving arrest, and who are highly resistant to changing their behavior despite previous sanctions, treatment or education. We also know how dangerous these people can be. Hardcore drunk drivers are responsible for 70% of all drunk driving fatalities and are 380 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash. Drivers with blood alcohol concentration levels in...

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Ohio DUI Law Allows Expanded Blood Draws

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="189" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption]A law that takes effect Friday will allow emergency medical workers to draw blood from drivers who crash and are merely suspected of using drugs or alcohol.  Currently, only physicians, registered nurses, qualified technicians, chemists and phlebotomists can take blood from drivers suspected of operating vehicles while under the influence.Adding emergency medical workers would allow samples to be drawn sooner, but that raises several serious questions.  Can drivers be forced to give a sample? Who will train EMS workers to use the different police collection kits? What is...

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