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Drunk Driving Winter Crackdown Announced by NHTSA

Image via WikipediaNew National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research shows that between 2002 and 2006, nearly four fatalities out of 10 involved alcohol-impaired crashes in the last two weeks of December. The new study also found that 21-24 year-old drivers are involved in more alcohol-impaired fatal crashes than any other age group, announced NHTSA Acting Administrator David Kelly today.“Drunk driving is one of the most serious, and preventable, dangers we face on our roadways,” Kelly said. “Sadly, the death toll from drunk-driving crashes is higher between Christmas and New Year’s than ...

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Speed Does Not Cause Accidents

Image via WikipediaAs lawmakers around the country continue to consider speed limit enforcement as the primary traffic safety measure, the most comprehensive examination of accident causation in thirty years suggests this focus on speed may be misplaced. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigated 5,471 injury crashes that took place across the country between July 3, 2005 and December 31, 2007. Unlike previous studies automatically generated from computerized data found in police reports, researchers in this effort were dispatched to accident scenes before they were cleared. This allowed a first-hand comparison...

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Dayton Bombers and Dayton DUI

Image via WikipediaIf you go to the Dayton Bombers Hockey games this year, look for DaytonDUI along the boards. Chalres M. Rowland II, www.DaytonDUI.com is a proud sponsor of Dayton hockey. "I like that my ad guards the gate from which the ZAMBONI emerges." Rowland said.  Contact Charles Rowland  at www.DaytonDUI.com or by phone at 1-888-ROWLAND. ...

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Ohio Roads Safer Over Holiday Weekend!

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeThe Ohio State Highway Patrol reported Monday, Dec. 1, that 11 traffic deaths occurred on Ohio roads during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, marking the safest Thanksgiving holiday weekend on Ohio roads since 2001 when there were 10 fatalities. Thanksgiving weekend fatalities were down from 17 traffic deaths last year.Law enforcement agencies reported 11 fatal crashes, killing 11 people, from 6 p.m. Wednesday to midnight Monday.The patrol arrested 501 motorists for suspected drunken driving and assisted 3,741 motorists during the holiday weekend.Source: http://www.daytondailynews.com/n/content/oh/story/news/local/2008/12/01/ddn120108safeweb.html ...

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Checkpoint Results in Five Arrests

Contact Charles M. Rowland II if you find yourself facing a DUI (now called OVI; operating a vehicle impaired) visit www.DaytonDUI.com or call 937-318-1DUI. WASHINGTON TWP., Montgomery Co. — The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Montgomery County Combined Agency O.V.I. Task Force conducted an O.V.I. sobriety checkpoint from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on Lyons Road at Yankee Street.The checkpoint and patrols around the checkpoint resulted in five O.V.I. arrests, one misdemeanor arrest, one felony arrest, one adult restraint citation, one driving under suspension citation, and five...

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What I am Thankful For!

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Happy Thanksgiving!"][/caption]I am thankful to the clients who place their trust in our office.  It is a tremendous responsibility and I am thankful for the opportunity.  I will continue to dedicate myself to aggressive representation and excellent results.  I am thankful to the team that we have built to serve our clients.  I am thankful to the professionals I come in contact with every day.  Greene County is well served by its attorneys who have created a great place to practice law.  We are also blessed by great judges...

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Ohio Traffic Law Crackdown

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="www.OhioDUIdefense.com"][/caption]Ohio Patrol part of holiday crackdown Ohio law enforcement authorities are participating in a regional crackdown on holiday motorists who violate seat belt and other traffic safety laws.Midwest administrator Michael Witter with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the effort is focusing on nighttime hours from Tuesday through this weekend and has a simple goal: to save lives. He says officers don't enjoy writing tickets but it's far worse to have to notify next of kin after a fatal crash.The State Highway Patrol says 14 people were killed in...

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Drunk Driving on a Zamboni

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] Drunk Driving a Zamboni[/caption]KINGSVILLE, Ont. - A 34-year-old woman from Kingsville, Ont., has been charged with impaired driving - on a Zamboni. Provincial police say an off-duty officer spotted the woman driving erratically on the ice resurfacer at Kingsville Arena on Thursday night. The driver was missing major spots on the ice and bumping into the boards. At one point, police allege the woman stopped the Zamboni and slumped over the steering wheel. Police say they found a bottle of vodka on the woman, whose name was not released. She was arrested and charged with impaired...

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Ohio’s Ignition Interlock Law

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Ignition Interlock "][/caption]Beginning October 1, 2008, section 4510.13(d),(e), (f), and (g) mandates the installation of ignition interlock devises as a pre-condition for driving privileges for all repeat DUI offenders. Court fines have been increased to cover costs for indigent offenders and section 2929.28 has been amended to authorize DUI offenders to pay for the installation.  According to 4510.43 and 4510.45 attempting to circumvent the devise is a crime as is failing to turn on all of the features.  Little known amongst the changes is that these statutes make...

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