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Working to Prevent Driving Penalties in DUI Cases
As someone who has a job or a family to support, how would you react if
you had your driving privileges taken away or had to breathe into a machine
just to get your car to start in the morning? For people convicted of
driving under the influence, this is something that can become reality.
From driver’s license suspension to ignition interlock device installation,
there are several driving penalties that you can face if you’re
convicted of criminal DUI charges. If you want to have a chance of beating
the charges, it’s a great idea to speak
Driver’s License Suspension
One of the most common penalties for DUI is the suspension of your driver’s
license. The period of suspension depends on the number of DUI convictions
on your record, so suspension can range anywhere from 6 months to 3 or
more years. Not having your license can make life difficult, especially
if you’re a parent
In severe cases where you have accrued many DUI convictions in a specific
time period, your vehicle may even be impounded. This means you won’t
have any access to your vehicle, and if your family only has that one
vehicle, you’ll have no method of convenient and reliable transportation
available. This is especially difficult because it can strain family relationships
and make it difficult to maintain a regular source of income. If you’d
like to win your case and avoid conviction, work
Ignition Interlock Device (IID)
The court may also require you to have an IID installed in your vehicle.
This means that you would have to breathe into a device installed in your
car each time you wanted to drive somewhere. If the device detects any
amount of alcohol in the breath sample, it prevents the car from starting.
If you want to avoid this penalty, it’s in your best interest to work