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Blog Posts in February, 2017

  • Am I Required to Take a Breathalyzer Test?

    If you get pulled over for suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated ( OWI ) in Indiana, do you have the right to refuse a breath test? According to state law, driving is considered a privilege – not a right. By getting behind the wheel, you automatically consent to a chemical test to measure your blood alcohol content (BAC). If a police officer has probable cause to believe you are drunk ...
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  • Penalties for a First-Time OWI in Indiana

    Indiana prohibits operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI). Penalties for OWIs vary based on a suspected driver’s BAC level, the age of any passengers, and the number and type of previous convictions. A first-time OWI with a BAC of .08% to .15% – or using an illegal drug or controlled substance – commits a Class ...
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