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Salt Lake City DUI Attorney

As the New Year approaches for 2014, troopers, sheriffs, unified police, and local city police will be saturating the state in an effort to arrest people for DUI.  There is always a big concentration in Salt Lake City.  As an

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Not Supposed to be Illegal to Drive Under the Influence in Utah!

This article came out today wherein there is going to be a crack down on impaired drivers in the Zion’s Utah area.  Notice the quote from  Zion Superintendent Jock Whitworth on the last line.  “Our message is simple and unwavering –

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DUI Checkpoint Under Scrutiny

 A controversial DUI checkpoint for drivers in Escondido, CA is now the subject of a court case. According to driver Angel Navarrette and passenger Daniel Alfaro, a heated exchange took place at that checkpoint, resulting in their arrest for resisting

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Fourth of July Utah DUI Round Up

 Fourth of July, Independence Day, is a DUI Defense Attorney’s busy time of the years.  Statewide law enforcement will be out looking to accuse citizens of DUI.  So as a reminder, first and foremost, do not drink then drive.  As

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Memorial Day 2009 Utah DUI Round-Up

 Law enforcement saturated the state campaigning with threats of checkpoints and pullovers for minor offenses to search citizens for alcohol.  I wonder what prohibition was like.  See here is the big lie.  The campaign slogan is "click it or ticket."

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What do you think about Utah Field Sobriety Checkpoints?

I saw this site on the internet that asked the question, "What do you think about DUI Check Points?"  The comments were interesting and people were pretty evenly split among for and against. The interesting response that was common among

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The Utah Highway Patrol made their Quota in Making DUI Arrests

The Utah Highway Patrol had 22 officers out on the weekend and made 24 DUI arrests.  They made and exceeded their quota.  The DUI Blitz is the modern DUI check point.  Check points are generally unconstitutional unless rigorous guidelines are

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