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. . .]
If you are arrested for drunk driving in the City of Dayton, your misdemeanor DUI case will be heard in the Dayton Municipal Court. The Dayton Municipal Court is located at 301 West Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402. You can visit the Dayton Municipal Court’s website at: www.DaytonMunicipalCourt.org. Office hours for the Clerk of Court are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the acceptance of case filings and payments. Parking, Traffic and Criminal payments can also [Read the full post. . .]
NHTSA Devotes Time And Dollars To Study Motorcycle DUI
It is summer time and the perfect time to get out on the road. If you ride a motorcycle, you may notice that law enforcement is paying you a a lot of attention. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes are 2.5 times more likely to have consumed alcohol than passenger vehicle drivers. In 2007, the number of alcohol-impaired motorcyclists in fatal crashes increased [Read the full post. . .]
After much hard work (harder than I expected) we are proud to announce the launch of the DaytonDUI Android App. The app is our latest attempt to bring you information on Ohio’s tough drunk driving laws and make it easier for our clients to avoid a drunk driving situation. The app helps you know your rights and know yourself by providing a drink tally so that you do not overindulge. You can send safe drinking tips to friends or [Read the full post. . .]