If you are found drunk in a non-moving car, you may be charged with a violation of O.R.C. 4511.194, Physical Control of an Automobile While Impaired instead of drunk driving (O.R.C. 4511.19, OVI, DUI, OMVI). The arresting officer, on behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (hereinafter BMV), imposes an Administrative License Suspension at the time of arrest for OVI, or OVUAC when the driver refuses to take the chemical test or takes it and has an alcohol concentration [Read the full post. . .]
Ohio red light cameras have found their way before the Ohio Senate after a ban on the revenue machines passed the Ohio House. Last June, the state House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House Bill 69, banning the use of automated ticketing machines with the limited exception of use in a school zone by a police officer when children are actually present. State Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) does not want to see this popular bill passed. His committee, the State Senate [Read the full post. . .]
Here is a great video from the Ohio State Bar Association’s “Law You Can Use” series on Ohio Traffic Law. This video tells you what you need to do if an emergency vehicle like an ambulance or fire truck is on the road.
Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver in the Miami Valley and throughout Ohio. He has the credentials and the experience to win your case and has made himself Dayton’s [Read the full post. . .]
Click it or Ticket our nation’s annual war on seat belts, will begin May 19th and run until June 1st.
NHTSA uses Click It or Ticket as a national campaign centering on the enforcement of seat belt laws. As with aggressive driving and drunk driving enforcement, the primary audience for this effort is men 18-34. Research shows that these young men are more likely to not use seat belts. Seat belts are the most effective safety feature ever invented and [Read the full post. . .]
This site has long argued against the use of red light cameras, speed monitors and drones that target innocent Americans. Well, Dayton has fallen one more step down the security slippery slope and is installing a full-fledged security spy network. According to the Dayton Business Journal, 25 new cameras are being set up in and around the city in a project named iDayton. Cameras will be installed in public parks including Dave Hall Plaza, RiverScape MetroPark and around [Read the full post. . .]