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Can I Get a Reduced Sentence for a DUI Charge in Idaho?

October 24, 2021

As DUI lawyers we understand driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a crime most people commit. When a person has more than the legal blood alcohol concentration in their system, they are legally intoxicated. The BAC level in Idaho, like in most parts of the United States, is 0.08%. When the police…

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What Happens if You Get an Interlock Device Violation in Idaho?

October 14, 2021

Having an Ignition Interlock Device installed (IID) in your vehicle is one of the many punishments for DUI in Idaho. Asides from that, many DUI offenders also risk jail time, license suspension, fines, etc. So whether you get a mandatory interlock device installation as a penalty for your DUI or not depends on numerous factors.…

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Can I Get a Restricted Driving License in Boise?

October 2, 2021

DUIs are severe offenses in Boise, Idaho. So, if the police arrest you on a DUI charge, you’re already facing stiff penalties. Possible DUI punishments often range from imprisonment to fines. In addition, you may also suffer a license suspension. A driving license suspension is a strict punishment because you may yet need to drive…

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What Charges Will a Drunk Driver Face after a Fatal Crash?

September 24, 2021

In 2016, the police arrested more than 1 million drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Unfortunately, every day, about 28 people in the United States die in a crash a drunk driver causes. This death ends the life of some people and puts the lives of others on hold. The drunk…

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What Are the Types of DUI Charges in Idaho?

September 14, 2021

Idaho laws frown upon driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. There are severe penalties for drivers that operate under the influence. The circumstances surrounding the driver’s arrest and conviction determine the severity of these penalties. In Idaho, there are various types of DUI charges. Therefore, Idaho drivers need to familiarize themselves with them,…

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What Factors Can Influence Your BAC Level?

September 2, 2021

A high blood alcohol or BAC level often equals a citation for DUI or more stringent punishment depending on the number of times you’ve been convicted. So, it implies that the best way to avoid a conviction for driving under the influence is to keep your BAC (blood alcohol concentration) below the legal limit. In…

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Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Injuring a Pocatello Woman

August 26, 2021

Shane Ray Warr, 58, a Blackfoot truck driver, pleaded guilty as charged for driving under the influence on August 2nd. His drunken driving had seriously injured a local Pocatello woman in February,  on Interstate 15. Though this plea deal does not lessen his sentence of 15 years, nor overlook the $1,500 fine, it will dismiss…

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Are Sobriety Checkpoints Legal in Idaho?

August 24, 2021

Sobriety checkpoints occur often enough in Idaho, but are they legal? Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a severe offense in Idaho. Therefore, the law authorizes rigorous methods for the apprehension, prosecution, and punishment of offenders. However, in the process, law enforcement agents may get overzealous. One of such overzealous attempts to…

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Shooting In Boise: Police Investigation Ongoing In The Case

August 20, 2021

The Boise Police department is currently investigating the shooting in Boise that took place on Thursday evening. It all started when police officers on duty received a call from Bannock Street (between 17th and 18th street) regarding the incident at 7:50 pm. Upon arrival, the police found an injured man with a gunshot wound. Officers…

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What Happens if I Get an Aggravated DUI Charge in Idaho?

August 14, 2021

Aggravated DUI (driving under the influence) in Idaho is a severe offense that carries steep penalties. According to a report, one person dies in drunk-driving crashes every 52 minutes in the US. That’s because alcohol affects brain function, and driving after drinking invariably means one is putting other road users’ lives at serious risk. Usually,…

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