Breaking down the alcohol breath test

  • December 27, 2016

The alcohol breath test is the most commonly used form of alcohol testing evidence in drunk driving prosecutions. Many articles praise the breath test as a highly accurate and reliable means of testing the amount of alcohol in the alveolar air of a person...

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Utah may lower the legal alcohol limit to .05

  • January 9, 2017

Utah is looking to lower the legal alcohol limit to .05 – a first in the nation. Currently, all 50 states have a .08 cap. This is a single drink for many people. I wonder if our legislature in Kansas will follow suit and if we will ever pass a zero ...

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You can get a DUI on private property

  • January 16, 2017

This article, and the holding in West Virginia, doesn’t mean a change for us Kansans. In Kansas, you can get a DUI on private property. Read the article here. In fact, in my November 15th blog post I explained that in Kansas just sitting behind the...

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Protecting your license after a DUI arrest

  • February 20, 2017

Arrested for DUI? Worried about your Driver’s License? There are actions that must be taken right away to protect your privilege to drive. In most states a DUI arrest results in two parallel actions: One by the criminal action and one by the Kansas Depa...

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Utah lawmakers pass toughest DUI limit in U.S.

  • March 14, 2017

Earlier this year, I shared that Utah was considering lowering the legal limit for DUIs. Last week Utah has passed legislation lowering its DUI limit to .05 – a first in the nation. Currently, all 50 states have a .08 cap. The measure is now on it&...

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Boating under the Influence (BUI)

  • May 26, 2017

Boating under the influence (BUI) of alcohol or drugs is illegal in the state of Kansas, which make it a crime to operate a boat or personal watercraft while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. And just like DUI or DWI offenses committed on dry...

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