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Title:
DWI, DUI and the law
Author:
Jasper, Margaret C.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana Publications, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
ix, 170 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Statistical overview -- Elements of the drunk driving offense -- BAC detection methods -- Underage drinking and driving -- Deterrence and enforcement measures -- Federal legislation programs -- Victims rights.
ISBN:
9780379113839
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Despite concerted efforts to stop people from driving while intoxicated, thousands each year will either be found guilty of this offense, or become a victim of drunk driving. This handy guide provides legal definitions of the offense, providing statistics on the history and scope of the problem, and provides the reader with vital information on everything from the current legal levels of blood alcohol by state, methods of detection, penalties, and victims' rights.

Appendices include:


·Traffic fatalities by state


·Selected portion of the Uniform Vehicle Code regarding Drunk Driving


·State illegal per se Blood Alcohol Levels levels


·States with sobriety checkpoints

The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.


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