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Under Washington State law, if you are a commercial-vehicle driver who was arrested for DUI or being in physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, you can have your commercial driver's license (CDL) disqualified. This law applies even if you were arrested while in ...
Early 2005 - first DUI (entered deferred program) completed all requirements of program except 3 year probation. Late 2007 - 2nd DUI ....BAC over .15 (not prosecuted until May 2009). Court ordered 5 years interlock. It was already installed with IIL. Seems possible under 2011 legislation court could have allowed removal in less than 5 years????? It has been well over 5 years and no violations yet DOL says removal not prior to August 2014 citing last 4 month requirement of 2011 legislature. DOL inconsistent with explanation/reasoning for August removal date. Interpretation of law appears somewhat ambiguous within DOL????????
RCW 46.20.720. The requirement is five years. The start date would depend on when the court got notice to DOL of your...
I was charged with a DUI, however, I was not the driver of the vehicle. The other person bailed after only making it a few blocks from my condo with my car and hiding it next to some bushes on private property. She ended up going back to my condo to sleep and also taking the keys with her. She also took most of my clothes and shoes for some reason. We were both drunk, however, she was going on an alcohol run and she didn't make it. I got out of the vehicle and slept/hid in the bushes for whatever reason. When the cops came, they decided I was the driver, as the car was registered to me. They took me to the hospital for a blood draw. Is there any way I can get out of it, or am I screwed? What can I do? Thanks in advance.
You're screwed in the sense that you will likely be changed with DUI. The cops are never going to believe you weren't...
I had 6 beers at a party last weekend over the course of 4 hrs. My friend said I was too drunk but I thought I was fine. I decided to drive. How would I know if I was legally impaired? I weigh 200+ lbs and 6 drinks over 4 hrs is not much compared to my normal intake.
The real answer here that most people actually do not know is that you should not drink and drive at all. If you are...
I had 6 beers at a party last weekend over the course of 4 hrs. My friend said I was too drunk but I thought I was fine. I decided to drive. How would I know if I was legally impaired? I weigh 200+ lbs and 6 drinks over 4 hrs is not much compared to my normal intake.
Already answered. Basically in my opinion if you drink call a cab or have a friend take you home. It isn't worth it.
My brother was recently caught with an underage DUI. He had two people who were his bosses at his workplace, who allegedly took him to a bar to drink (while they were fully aware of the fact that he was underaged). They also told him to drive them to and from the bar, when they knew they'd all be drinking. They also told him to bring a borrowed ID so that he could drink with them. The police reported my brother for endangering the passengers for DUI, and those who were in the car with him had nothing reported. Is there a way to sue and file a claim for the two guys who brought him to the bar?
What are the damages? If he did in fact drink and drive he will still be guilty of the crime. It might be possible to...
In 2009 I got a DUI while living jn ca. I now live in Washington state and applied for my license. They will not release it due to being suspended in ca. What do I do to have my license released here in wa state. There was a DUI program I did not complete in California and fees I did not finish paying. I am almost 8 month pregnant and need to start driving ASAP. Any advice would help me greatly.
Unfortauntely, you will need to reinstate your license in California before you are able to obtain a Washington license.