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Dayton DUI on Pintrest

I know a lot of lawyers who are frustrated artists.  Some play in bands or play an instrument while others are accomplished painters and sculptors.  If I could not practice law, I would love to be a photographer.  I practice my hobby by posting pictures of Ohio's beautiful courthouses on the DaytonDUI Pintrest page.  As most of you know, Pintrest is a web site where people post and share photos of things they care deeply about.  I invite you to visit my Pintrest page and share some of your own great courthouse pictures.[SlideDeck2 id=24910] Related articlesWill Ohio Lower The Legal Limit...

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Motorcycle DUI – NHTSA Targets Motorcyclists for DUI Enforcement

NHTSA Devotes Time And Dollars To Study Motorcycle DUIIt is summer time and the perfect time to get out on the road.  If you ride a motorcycle, you may notice that law enforcement is paying you a a lot of attention. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes are 2.5 times more likely to have consumed alcohol than passenger vehicle drivers.  In 2007, the number of alcohol-impaired motorcyclists in fatal crashes increased by 10 percent while the number of alcohol-impaired drivers of passenger cars declined 6 percent.  (NHTSA defines “alcohol impaired” for vehicle...

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Ohio Speed Limit Increased To 70 MPH (Find Out Where)

Ohio's speed limit is going up! Pursuant to the recently enacted Ohio traffic law, the Ohio Department of Transportation released a map detailing the locations of the new 70 mph speed limit.  You can expect to see the new 70 mph speed limit signs around July 1st. The exact location of the speed increases are:Interstate 70• From the Indiana border in the west to just outside of Wheeling, WV in the east, excluding Dayton, Columbus and ZanesvilleInterstate 71• From the Jeremiah Morrow Bridge in southwest Ohio to just south of the border of the Cuyahoga/Medina County line in the north, excluding...

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Download the DaytonDUI Android App

[clear] After much hard work (harder than I expected) we are proud to announce the launch of the DaytonDUI Android App.  The app is our latest attempt to bring you information on Ohio's tough drunk driving laws and make it easier for our clients to avoid a drunk driving situation.  The app helps you know your rights and know yourself by providing a drink tally so that you do not overindulge.  You can send safe drinking tips to friends or use the app to find the nearest taxi for a safe trip home.  The app brings you the best of DaytonDUI's...

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The Trial Attorney Creed (from Don Quixote)

“It is not the responsibility of knights errant to discover whether the afflicted, the enchained and the oppressed whom they encounter on the road are reduced to these circumstances and suffer this distress for their vices, or for their virtues: the knight's sole responsibility is to succour them as people in need, having eyes only for their sufferings, not for their misdeeds.” ― Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote...

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OVI Checkpoint Tonight in Springfield

There will be an OVI checkpoint in Clark County tonight!  The checkpoint will take place at St. Rt. 40 & St. Rt. 68 and will begin at 8 p.m.  The checkpoint will be accompanied by aggressive saturation patrols and a crackdown on seatbelt laws as part of the Click It or Ticket campaign. If you want to receive updated information on OVI checkpoints,  enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog.  Text alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in...

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Unintended Consequences of an Ohio DUI Charge

A drunk driving charge can affect you in ways that you may not expect. Listed below are some of the more vexing issues associated with an Ohio DUI (OVI) charge.1. Child Custody - If you are involved in a custody dispute, or have a vindictive spouse who would like to start one, a DUI/OVI conviction can be used against you in domestic relations court.  Automatic suspensions may make it difficult to exercise visitation with your children.  You may also find a court who will refuse to let you transport the children due to a DUI/OVI conviction, thereby increasing the cost or...

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Montgomery & Warren County OVI Checkpoint (April 19, 2013)

The Trotwood Police Department will be conducting an OVI checkpoint tonight in the area of 1001 Shiloh Springs Road beginning at 6:30 p.m.Warren County will be conducting an OVI checkpoint tonight between 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Ohio 741 and Courseview Drive in Mason.  Another checkpoint will be in Cincinnati.  Cincinnati’s will be 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the 400 block of Delta Avenue in Columbia Tusculum.If you want to receive updated information on sobriety checkpoints,  enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog....

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Today is “All Out Day”

You may notice more troopers on the roadways today - Thats because today is "All Out Day."All sworn officers from all ranks of the state Highway Patrol will take to Ohio roadways Friday in a safety and awareness campaign the agency is calling “All Out Day.” All available units will be out on the road to enforce traffic laws and look for any criminal activity.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be conducting "All Out Day" throughout Friday, April 19.  The initiative consists of high visibility enforcement on the roads to deter drunk driving.  We know of one OVI checkpoint which...

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DUI Trial Techniques (Voir Dire)

If you see me trip over a crack in the sidewalk, you would consider me to be clumsy or uncoordinated.  If, however, you trip over a crack in the sidewalk you are much more likely to blame the crack.  The same is true for most people. This discrepancy is called the actor–observer bias.In social psychology, the fundamental attribution error (also known as correspondence bias or attribution effect) describes the tendency to over-value dispositional or personality-based explanations for the observed behaviors of others while under-valuing situational explanations for those behaviors. The fundamental attribution error is most visible when people explain the...

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