Annie’s Law (H.B. 469) a bill that would have required all first-time OVI offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicles has failed to garner enough votes to make it out of committee. The bill, in its proposed form would have required a driver to blow into the the device to start the car, which would prevent the engine from starting if too much alcohol was detected on his or her breath.
The bill faced opposition from the [Read the full post. . .]
There will be a Vandalia OVI checkpoint tonight (Nov. 21st, 2014) along US 40 (east of airport access exit) 8pm – midnight. Stay safe and designate a sober driver. If you need the assistance of an attorney, contact us at (937) 776-2671 anytime 24/7.
Stay ahead of the Vandalia OVI checkpoints! If you want to receive updated information on sobriety checkpoints, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the [Read the full post. . .]
OVI law requires an understanding of how alcohol enters, affects and exits the body. Here is a brief overview of the elimination process.
Alcohol exits the human body by being oxidized by a number of very important enzymes. Foremost among these enzymes are ADH (alcohol dehydrogenase) and ALDH (aldehyde dehydrogenase). Over 90% of the ingested alcohol is oxidized in the liver. The remaining 10% is excreted via the breath (.07%), the urine (.03%) and sweat (.01%). [Master, S., Chapter 23: [Read the full post. . .]
As many regular readers of this blog already know, I have made it my mission to speak out against traffic cameras and speed cameras since their introduction. I consider them to be corrupt and corrupting. They are the worst example of turning the criminal justice system (and the citizens) into a source of revenue.
Today the Ohio Senate passed legislation that will effectively ban traffic cameras statewide. The law would require that a police officer be on the scene to [Read the full post. . .]
Dayton DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II has served as a city prosecutor responsible for DUI cases and has served as a special prosecutor handling DUI cases. He now represents people accused of drunk driving.
Charles is a frequent speaker and a prolific writer on all matters related to DUI defense. The DaytonDUI Blog was chosen for inclusion in the prestigious ABA Journal of Legal Blogs . In 2011, Charles spoke to the Dayton Bar Association on evidential breath testing [Read the full post. . .]