OVI Crack Down Throughout Ohio. Aug. 21 through Sept. 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with checkpoints and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically increase OVI arrests. This is part of the annual…Read more
OVI attorney Charles Rowland represents the accused drunk driver in Ohio.
OVI science is a term used to describe the myriad disciplines of science involved in the defense of OVI (drunk driving cases). Here is a quick explanation of Henry's Law. If you have ever opened a cold beer you are familiar with Henry’s Law. As the drink is poured small gas bubbles escape into the…Read more
If you have a client who does not speak english (or "cop english"), or if you have a client that does not hear well, they should not be considered impaired if they cannot follow the officer's instructions during the standardized field sobriety tests. The National Sobriety Testing Resource Center has put out a study, Impediments to…Read more
According to their own manual, the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (hereinafter HGN Test) is the most reliable of the three standardized field sobriety tests. The police are trained that it is 77% accurate at detecting subjects at or above a .10% blood alcohol concentration. But that is not the whole story. Officers are not told that…Read more
The American Beverage Institute is an industry-sponsored advocacy group that has stood up to Mother Against Drunk Drivers and their campaing for government funded OVI checkpoints. The beverage group says that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) should back off from the roadblocks and instead support roving patrols to…Read more