A first offense DUI is defined at O.R.C. 4511.19 as a DUI with no priors within 6 years. A first offense DUI can be charged in three ways. The first charge is caused by testing over the legal limit of .08% B.A.C. (example O.R.C. 4511.19(A)(1)(d)). These types of offenses are also referred to as “ [Read the full post. . .]
There will be an OVI checkpoint in Warren County tonight!
The checkpoint will be held on SR 741, which is just north of W. Lytle Five Points Road in Warren County from 8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. The checkpoint will be accompanied by aggressive saturation patrols. If you want to receive updated information on OVI checkpoints, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog. [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.
When an officer asks you to follow his pen, he is performing the horizontal gaze nystagmus test. Nystagmus [Read the full post. . .]
If you are arrested for drunk driving in the City of Dayton, your misdemeanor DUI case will be heard in the Dayton Municipal Court. The Dayton Municipal Court is located at 301 West Third Street Dayton, Ohio 45402. You can visit the Dayton Municipal Court’s website at: www.DaytonMunicipalCourt.org. Office hours for the Clerk of Court are 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, for the acceptance of case filings and payments. Parking, Traffic and Criminal payments can also [Read the full post. . .]