Is DUI With a Child Passenger in Virginia A Serious Offense? According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 20 percent of children who died in auto accidents in 2012 were involved in alcohol-impaired crashes. 52 percent of these children were passengers in vehicles being driven by intoxicated drivers. Drunk driving even as a first offense
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In the state of Virginia, a person can be guilty of “involuntary manslaughter” (also known as “vehicular manslaughter” and “vehicular homicide”) when the perpetrator driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs causes the death of another person. What does “under the influence” mean? Under the statute of vehicular manslaughter, “under the influence” means the
Drug charges can all too easily ruin your kid's life, especially if they are young. Your child's dreams and aspirations may very likely be lost because of a reckless decision or a careless mistake. It is said that people are free to choose their actions but they are not free to choose the consequences of
In Virginia, a DUI arrest or conviction is a matter of public record. It can negatively impact one’s ability to apply for a job, a student loan, or to rent an apartment because information about your charge and conviction will be in your records. It will come out when routine background checks are done by universities,
You’re driving on a road in Virginia. It’s a deceptive road because there could be four lanes going in one direction, giving the illusion that it’s a highway. It’s only 35 miles per hour, but you find yourself going 56 mph and getting pulled over. The officer who pulled you over slams you with a reckless
Speeding or reckless driving in Virginia can result in significant fines and other serious consequences. But you don't have to face the situation alone. A Virginia reckless driving lawyer can guide you through the legal process and help you move on with your life as quickly as possible. You May Be Facing a Criminal Offense
If you visit celebrity gossip websites, you’re probably used to stories of celebrity DUIs. While some stars’ DUI arrests are unsurprising, you might be shocked by some of the people on our list. Learn more about celebrity DUIs and sentences below. 1. Justin Bieber In 2014, Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI and resisting arrest after drag racing his Lamborghini down a residential street
A DUI arrest is truly a scary and unpleasant experience – especially if you have never been arrested for a DUI before. If you have been arrested for a DUI and are awaiting trial, you need an Blacksburg DUI defense attorney on your side who can safeguard all of your legal rights while your case in