Physical Control of a Vehicle While Intoxicated (O.R.C. 4511.194) is the offense of being intoxicated while in physical control of a car, but not having caused the vehicle to move. If you are under the influence and the prosecutor can prove that you “operated” your car and were not simply in “physical control” of your car, you may face a charge of OVI/DUI (drunk driving). Thus the legal analysis will turn on whether on the prosecutor [Read the full post. . .]
Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, O.R.C. 2903.06, is a crime that results from the death of another caused by the defendant’s operating a vehicle while impaired (a violation of R.C. 4511.19) or while driving negligently or recklessly. The statute encompasses driving an automobile recklessly or negligently (called Vehicular homicide) whether or not alcohol played a part in the death. Often, defendants are indicted for multiple counts, with additional counts for each victim of the accident.
Under the reckless section of the [Read the full post. . .]