There will be two Thanksgiving OVI checkpoints in Montgomery County tonight (Wed., Nov. 25th). The first checkpoint will be held in the 3300 block of North Dixie Drive from 7-9 p.m. and the second, from 10 p.m. to midnight, will be in the 2500 block of Needmore Road. Police officers and other officials want these…Read more
OVI attorney Charles Rowland represents the accused drunk driver in Ohio.
"Annie's Law" a bill that would require ignition interlocks for all first-time OVI (drunk driving) offenders is being reintroduced in the Ohio House. State Rep. Gary Scherer's new bill focuses on improving monitoring of ignition interlock devices and provides incentives for first-time offenders choosing to use an interlock device. There also are provisions to require notification when a…Read more
Have we reached a point where the mere presence of alcohol on the breath is enough to place a person under arrest? We ask this question because the "odor of an alcoholic beverage" is the first and most relied upon clue an officer notes in his or her report. Not only does it determine that…Read more
Appreciable Impairment Offenses: If you refuse to take a chemical test, the State might still be able to prove you guilty of an OVI if they prove (beyond a reasonable doubt) that you operated a motor vehicle after having consumed some alcohol, drugs of abuse, or a combination of the two and their ability to…Read more
If you practice OVI law in Ohio... The belief that people get what they deserve and deserve what they get, which was first theorized by Melvin Lerner in 1977. Lerner, M.J. & Miller, D.T. (1977). Just-world research and the attribution process: Looking back and ahead. Psychological Bulletin, 85, 1030-1051. Attributing failures to dispositional causes rather than situational causes,…Read more