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Ohio OVI Law – a definition

Image via Wikipedia The term OVI (Operating a Vehicle while Impaired) is the latest acronym for the universally understood DUI; they mean the same thing.  Often you will find yourself charged with OVI offenses in two ways: the first is for testing over the per se limit, and the second charge for operating a vehicle…
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Dayton Sobriety Checkpoint is a Bust

Image via Wikipedia The sobriety checkpoint Friday, Oct. 30 on North Dixie Drive produced only three arrests for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.  Other citations included nine charges for driving under suspension or without a license, and 21 other violations, including traffic, seat belt and child restraint issues. The checkpoint was set up from 8 p.m. to…
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Xenia DUI Defense

Image by OZinOH via Flickr You may be thinking, I’m in trouble, I’m going to lose my license, and I may even end up in jail after my  DUI arrest in Xenia. The truth is if you are convicted of DUI (now called OVI) in Ohio, there are serious consequences according to Ohio drunk driving laws.…
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DUI Enhancements Upheld by Ohio’s High Court

Image via Wikipedia 2007-2295.  State v. Hoover, Slip Opinion No. 2009-Ohio-4993. Union App. No. 14-07-11, 173 Ohio App.3d 487, 2007-Ohio-5773.  Judgment affirmed in part and reversed in part. Lundberg Stratton, O'Connor, Lanzinger, and Cupp, JJ., concur. Moyer, C.J., and Pfeifer and O'Donnell, JJ., dissent. Opinion: http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/0/2009/2009-Ohio-4993.pdf (Sept. 30, 2009) The Supreme Court of Ohio today…
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