Stoned driving laws took a hit this week when Arizona ruled that per se limits on marijuana could not be applied.
Ohio has adopted a draconian impairment law that punishes drivers for having a metabolite of marijuana in their system. In effect that means that you are stoned driving if you smoke or ingest marijuana the metabolite “hydroxy-THC” that will remain in your body long after the “high” has dissipated. This means that you may be “impaired” for purposes of [Read the full post. . .]
The Kettering DUI law firm of Babb & Rowland has proudly represented the accused drunk driver in the Kettering Municipal Court since 1995. You can find us on the web at www.KetteringDUI.com, www.KetteringOVI.com, and www.MoraineDUI.com. According to AVVO, Charles M. Rowland II is the only Superb 10/10 rated attorney who devotes 100% of his practice to DUI defense in Kettering. He has also been featured in Car & Driver and Time Magazine for excellence in the field of DUI defense. [Read the full post. . .]
If you live in Kettering, be prepared for an OVI checkpoint. The Kettering Police Department, in conjunction with the Montgomery County OVI Task Force, announced today that a Kettering OVI checkpoint will be held from 10 p.m. today to 2 a.m. Saturday in the 2700 block of Wilmington Pike in Kettering. In addition to the Kettering OVI checkpoint, the Clark County OVI Task Force has announced that they will be conducting over 1000 hours of aggressive saturation [Read the full post. . .]
Most Americans trust and respect police officers. If you think that you will be able to go into a courtroom and overcome this ingrained belief you are, most of the time, dead wrong. Americans do not like drunk drivers. If you think that you can win an OVI case by calling the police officer a liar, you will probably lose. One of the biggest mistakes an attorney can make is to position your case so that the jury must choose [Read the full post. . .]
Kettering Municipal Court offers a Traffic Safety Program for eligible participants which allows you to attend a class instead of receiving points for your traffic citation(s). Classes are held monthly on a Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and are taught by police officers at either the Kettering Police Department, 3600 Shroyer Road, or the Centerville Police Department, 155 W. Spring Valley Road. Upon successful completion of the program, your citation will be dismissed and will not appear on [Read the full post. . .]