Ohio Senate Votes To Ban Traffic Cameras

traffic camerasAs 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 Credentials: Former Prosecuting Attorney

Dayton DUIDayton 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. . .]

Ohio DUI Law: Is Smell of Marijuana Sufficient?

Marijuana Is the odor of enough to justify a police search or arrest and can an officer make a valid determination based on just a smell?

marijuanaA peer-reviewed journal article, entitled “Marijuana Odor Perception: Studies Modeled From Probable Cause Cases”, published in Law and Human Behavior, (Vol. 28, No. 2, April 2004) explains that “The present findings throw into question, in two specific instances, the validity of observations made by law enforcement officers using the sense of smell to discern [Read the full post. . .]

Piqua OVI Checkpoint (Nov. 15, 2014)

PIqua OVIPiqua OVI checkpoint tonight from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m along County Rd. 25A.  Please plan in advance and designate a sober driver.

Stay ahead of the 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 main page of this blog. Text alerts will be sent directly to your mobile device/smartphone in the location you choose in the Miami [Read the full post. . .]

Your Ohio BMV Reinstatement Fee

Here is everything you ever wanted to know about your Ohio BMV Reinstatement fee and how to go about getting your license back.  If you need more information, please contact us via the information given below. Thanks!

reinstatement fee

Operator License Reinstatement
Fee
ORC Section 4511.191 (F)(a thru h)
OVI Conviction Date before 03/14/89
$75.00
OVI Conviction Date between 03/15/89 thru 07/24/90
$100.00
OVI Conviction Date between 07/25/90 thru 06/30/93
$125.00
ALS/OVI Arrest Date between 07/01/93 thru 09/30/97
$250.00
ALS/OVI Arrest Date
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Attorney Charles Rowland II