Let it snow! With the return of winter weather, we have received some questions about what constitutes an emergency and under what authority an emergency can be deemed to exist. We have also counseled clients who wanted to know what law would circumscribe their behavior during a significant weather event. Here is what we learned: A…Read more
Ohio OVI attorney Charles Rowland represents the accused drunk driver in Ohio.
In Ohio, an OVI refers to the charge of operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol. If your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and breath alcohol content (BrAC) is .08 or greater, you are considered to be “operating a vehicle impaired.” The .08 figure refers to the concentration of alcohol in your breath or…Read more
State troopers in Ohio will take part in an OVI crackdown on impaired driving this week as part of a multi-state enforcement effort called the 6-State Trooper Project. State police from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia will join in the project with the Ohio State Highway patrol from 12:01 a.m. Friday through 11:59 p.m.…Read more
When you are stopped on suspicion of DUI the question becomes - "Should I Blow?" Unfortunately, the answer is "maybe" and involves a very complicated investigation of the facts of your case and your personal history. You should NEVER refuse the test without understanding how a refusal would affect YOU. No attorney can know all…Read more
Obtaining a license has changed for teen drivers in Ohio. Ohio employs a three-step process to obtaining a license. The first step begins when you turn 15 1/2. At this time you may apply for a temporary permit and take the drivers license knowledge exam and the eye test. If you pass you will receive…Read more