A few weeks ago, I discussed 3 helpful tips about drunk driving. I explained the acceptable levels of blood alcohol content (BAC), the criminal charges for driving under the influence, and things to remember when you are arrested for drunk driving. Today, I want to expand on that blog and add 3 more things you need to know about drunk driving charges.
Here are a few things those who have been charged with driving under the influence should keep in mind.
1. Pay your fines on time:
Being charged with a DUI will likely cost you thousands of dollars. You must pay these fines or else a warrant for your arrest will be issued. Luckily, some courts are willing to place you on monthly payment options. However, if you are late in making these payments, a warrant for your arrest will be issued and you will face some dreaded jail time.
2. Do not drink and drive again:
If you get caught drinking and driving a second or third time (a repeat offender), you will face harsher penalties. You will have to pay higher fines, you will lose your license for a longer period of time, and your insurance costs will skyrocket. You may also have to face some jail time.
3. Speak to a Drunk Driving Attorney:
Please keep in mind that the above tips are not legal advice. For additional information, speak to a drunk driving attorney in your area today!
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