A Maryland woman must return to prison after setting off the ignition interlock device in her car multiple times. A judge ordered her to serve 16 more years for a fatal 2009 drunk-driving crash.
Prosecutors in Prince George's County, Maryland dismissed charges against a star University of West Virginia wide receiver on August 30. He'd been previously been in arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence back in May. The 19-year-old is still slated to stand trial in Morgantown, West Virginia, for a second DUI in August.
The legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes is spreading across the country. Although marijuana is widely legal for medical purposes and used legally and illegally in every state, one leading insurance research group sought to quantify just how much effect legal recreational marijuana had on the number of car crashes.
Keeping the roads safe is a priority for many police officers. As this long holiday weekend begins, police officers will be taking more of an interest in watching for signs of drunk driving. What does this mean for you? It means that you need to stay away from the driver's seat if you have any alcohol to drink.
A man that failed to make an appearance at his sentencing hearing back in May in his drunk driving case was finally sentenced on Friday, June 9, 2017. The judge imposed the maximum allowable sentence of 50 years in prison for causing the death of two children and three women in the 2014 Oxon Hill crash.
A Prince George's County police officer is facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence, after a crash this month in which he was driving a patrol car. He has also been suspended from his job.
You are driving home after a long day at work and a longer night at the bar. You aren't paying attention, but a copy flashes his lights and instructs you to pull over. The officer approaches your window and asks for your license and registration. He thinks he smells alcohol and wants to know if you have been drinking. You deny it, and he asks if he can administer a breathalyzer. What do you do?
Although Maryland state troopers are always aggressive when it comes to stopping motorists suspected of drunk driving, their customary enforcement efforts have reached new heights during the current winter holiday season.
The severity of drunk driving charges is something that many people don't realize. They might think that they can plead guilty, spend a few days in jail, and pay some fines. They might not realize that the effects of a drunk driving conviction don't stop there. In fact, a drunk driving conviction can impact your life for many years to come.
It has been almost a year since the impaired driving laws in Maryland changed. It is important that you know the current law so that you can ensure you comply with the law. Here is some basic information that you should know.