We know who the dangerous drunk drivers are. According to the National Hardcore Drunk Driving Project:
Hardcore drunken drivers are those who drive with a high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .15 or above or who do so repeatedly, as demonstrated by having more than one impaired driving arrest, and who are highly resistant to changing their behavior despite previous sanctions, treatment or education.
We also know how dangerous these people can be.
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Hardcore drunk drivers are responsible for
Controversial Jury Bill Dies In Committee
Ohio is one of 21 states that give the power to decide whether or not to have a jury trial solely to the defendant. Thus, a defendant can, at any point, decide against a jury trial and opt for a trial only to the judge. This is often done in serious OVI cases wherein a technical or scientific point is the most salient point. It is particularly apt when a defendant wants to avoid [Read the full post. . .]
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. The HGN is a test of your eyes wherein the testing officer is looking for abnormal movements call [Read the full post. . .]
Charles Rowland was honored to participate in a debate as part of the Heroin Seminar at Ohio Northern University which was sponsored by the Department of History, Politics and Justice. The debate on the legalization of heroin was the culmination of an ongoing academic discussion of recognizing, understanding and fighting the abuse of heroin in the community. Prof. Kevin Hill, a professor of law at Ohio Northern University spoke on behalf of keeping heroin illegal and subject to criminal sanction. [Read the full post. . .]