Tag Archives: Dayton DUI Defense Firm

Dayton DUI defense firm: Brown, Rowland, Babb and Campbell has Charles Rowland who specializes in DUI / OVI for accused drunk drivers in Ohio.

Two Halloween OVI Checkpoints – Dayton and Middletown!

Halloween OVI checkpointsTwo Halloween OVI checkpoints tonight in the Miami Valley – the first is a Dayton OVI checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m.  in the 1300 block of Harshman Road.  A Middletown OVI checkpoint (Butler County) will take place at Verity Place/St. Rt. 4 near 18th Avenue.  Please be aware  of the little monsters who will be trolling our neighborhoods tonight looking for candy.  Designate a sober driver.

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Dayton DUI Wishes You a Happy Memorial Day Holiday

“Poor is the country that has no heroes.  But beggared is the people who having them forgets.”

-Col. Wm. A. Jones III, Medal of Honor Recipient-

As you pause to remember those who have died in our nation’s service, have a safe and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend.  If you find yourself in need of representation resulting from a DUI arrest, contact Charles M. Rowland II at 937-318-1DUI (318-1384) or 1-888-ROWLAND (888-769-5263).

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Top Ten Rules for Partying in Ohio

In light of the arrest made following the University of Dayton’s victory, we offer college students these rules for partying (legally) in Ohio.

Rule #1: Don’t Drink and Drive

Ohio has some of the most stringent drunk driving laws in the county.  A first-time offender faces 180 days in jail and a one thousand seventy-five dollar fine, loss of their driver’s license for up to three years and enhanced penalties upon subsequent convictions.  A DUI (called an OVI in Ohio

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Snow: What is the Law in Ohio? (by DaytonDUI)

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With the return of winter weather, we have received some questions about what constitutes a snow emergency and under what authority a snow emergency can be deemed to exist.  We have also counseled clients who wanted to know what law would circumscribe their behavior during a snow event.  Here is what we learned:

A county sheriff may, pursuant to Ohio Revised Code sections 311.07 and 311.08, declare a snow emergency and temporarily close the state roads and municipal streets

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What Is Wrong With The HGN? (by DaytonDUI)

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The horizontal gaze nystagmus test is an eye test approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(hereinafter NHTSA) as a tool to detect clues of impairment in drivers.  The HGNtest is one of three psychomotor tests approved as part of the standardized field sobriety testing protocol employed by law enforcement officers throughout the United States and used here in Ohio.

When an officer asks you to follow his pen, he is performing the horizontal gaze nystagmus test.  Nystagmus [Read the full post. . .]