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Charged with DUI and reckless driving while waiting for a taxi and vehicle not being operated?
I was arrested for aitting in my car while waiting for a taxi. It I was given three tickets DUI, DUI under age and reckless driving. The police pulled me out of my vehicle and put me in the patrol car for telling them I had drank and was waiting for a cab. They wresteled my friend down for no reason and were very unprofessional. I passed the field sobriety test and was given a brethalyzer six times all of which were completely different readings. Is there a way to beat this or not plead guilty to a DUI. Please help I do not know what to do and it would be my second one. I feel the police were very unjust.
Unfortunately, they can arrest you for being in the drivers seat of your car, even with the keys in your possession for...
A 1368 passed senate + assembly, will Christie sign it
If he does, how do I apply for interlock device
It will not likely be retroactive. This will more than likely be a law which will be applied as of a particular future...
Driving While Suspended
My brother got stopped 3 times within 3 months driving with a suspended license. What is he facing when he goes to court?
Since this is under DUI, the courts are not very tolerant of even one of these in NJ. However, with three, if found...
Can I get an interlock device while my license is suspended?
On the State of NJ MVC website, , it states that for a 3rd and subsequent DUI, an ignition interlock device to be installed during license suspension and for 1-3 yrs following restoration. Does this mean a person would be able to drive during license suspension? If so, how would I get one? I have 4 DUI's, last one was 10 yrs ago
No, it is added protection during your suspension so that if you have a bad idea to drive while under the influence, it...
How much jail Time will I serve if I cannot pay Dui fines?
First offense DUI and refusal to take breathalyzer
The only person who can tell you how much time you will have to serve is the Judge when they sentence you. An...
What is the status of NJ bill S-385 and A-2427 regarding changing penalties for DUI ?
Interlock device and restricted licenses
Still pending. I would not count on a new law very soon.
I pled guity in NJ to DWI and was sentenced to 7 months. I had a prior DWI in another state, and that other state suspended me
for two years. Since I was suspended in NJ for only seven months, I thought I could get a license in NJ. Now DMV is telling me that I cannot get a license here until I get a letter from the OTHER state. Can DMV in NJ impose this requirement?
Yes. They can. NJ is one of 45 States which is part of the interstate compact. They will treat your prior DWI as if it...
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