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Getting arrested and charged with driving under the influence, or DUI, can be scary, especially if this is your DUI first offense. You already know that the penalties for DUI are harsh, as the advertising campaigns put on billboards, radio, and TV have told people for years about how DUI is a serious offense. In fact, you may have even seen such slogans as “DUI – You can’t afford it.” Fortunately, if you are a first time offender, there are some options that you may be able to take that will help you lessen the penalties you are facing in your DUI case. Knowing what these options are is the first step to getting your life back on track after a DUI arrest. CLICK HERE to continue reading.
Community service has been used in most states in the U.S. since the early part of the 20th century. In the case of a DUI, performing a certain number of hours of community service may sometimes substitute for jail time, depending on the court's decision. Click here for information about signing up for community service
New Year’s Eve is always a dangerous combination of hazards: traditional celebrations with alcohol, and late night driving. It’s no wonder that the wee hours of January 1st are some of the deadliest times of the year to be on the road. Here are some numbers to remind you to stay safe if you will be driving on New Year’s Eve: CLICK HERE to continue reading.