Tag Archives: driving under influence

Xenia Municipal Court: Driving Privileges


Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Xenia Municipal Court and has maintained www.XeniaDUI.com to educate people about the court, the court process and how to aggressively defend a DUI (now called OVI; operating a vehicle under the influence) charge.  Often, obtaining driving privileges is one of the most important parts of the defense of a drunk driving charge.  Judge Michael Murry has issued rules regarding obtaining driving privileges in the Xenia Municipal Court on the [Read the full post. . .]

Ohio’s Ignition Interlock Law

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Ignition Interlock

Beginning October 1, 2008, section 4510.13(d),(e), (f), and (g) mandates the installation of ignition interlock devises as a pre-condition for driving privileges for all repeat DUI offenders. Court fines have been increased to cover costs for indigent offenders and section 2929.28 has been amended to authorize DUI offenders to pay for the installation.  According to 4510.43 and 4510.45 attempting to circumvent the devise is a crime as is failing to turn on all of the features.  Little known [Read the full post. . .]

MADD Pushes Ohio Toward Ignition Interlock Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 9/PRNewswire-USNewswire/– Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) testified yesterday morning before Ohio’s House Committee for Criminal Justice in support of lifesaving alcohol ignition interlocks. The Committee was considering Senate Bill 17, introduced by Senator Timothy Grendell (R-Chesterland) in 2007. This bill passed the Senate and, if signed into law, would strengthen Ohio’s DUI laws. However, MADD believes there is a critical component missing — a required period of alcohol ignition interlock use for all convicted
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