Traffic Stops

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How Should You Act During an Ohio Traffic Stop?

Whether you use your car to commute to and from work or to visit friends and family, chances are that eventually, you will experience a traffic stop. Do you know what to do and what not to do during a traffic stop?...more

BB&K Police Bulletin: Police Can Stop Reckless Driver Based On Anonymous Tip

Officers Had Reasonable Suspicion of Criminal Activity Based Upon the Totality of the Circumstances - Overview: The Supreme Court recently held that peace officers who conducted a traffic stop and searched a vehicle...more

Move Over Law In Georgia

Across the nation, the number of law enforcement officers, emergency technicians and workers being killed during traffic stops responses to accidents, and construction sites is growing. ...more

California DMV Hearing

When you are arrested for a DUI, you face both an administrative suspension action from DMV and a separate criminal case. Each matter is heard independently in separate proceedings with their own sets of rules and procedures....more

Summary of California Ignition Interlock Device laws enacted in 2010

On July 1st, 2010, the California legislature implemented an ignition interlock device or IID pilot program to run through December 31st, 2015. The new legislation required all individuals convicted of 1st or repeat offense...more

What Are Effective DUI Defense Legal Strategies?

It would be a mistake to think that average people charged with driving under the influence (DUI) receive the same treatment as troubled actress Lindsay Lohan. Count that as a good thing, because even though it might seem as...more

Mourning Handles DUI Stop With Aplomb

When drivers are stopped by law enforcement based on suspicion of driving under the influence, anxiety can shoot through the roof. This can have a disastrous effect on any of the diagnostic measures used to determine whether...more

What to Do If You Are Stopped For A DUI

Maybe you had a drink. Or maybe you had no alcohol at all. Regardless, if police stop you, you may feel apprehensive and nervous — a natural reaction, since police are intimidating. However, you may not realize that the...more

Close Encounters With Law Enforcement

Police reports often describe an officer’s initial contact with a citizen as a consensual encounter. And these so-called consensual encounters sometimes result in searches of the person or car and ultimately in arrests....more

It Does Not Pay To Run

A recent incident involving a Cleveland man illustrates the need to resist the urge to flee if you’re stopped by the police. In March 2013, 42-year-old Cleveland resident Cory D. Locke was observed making a possible...more

Knowing Your Rights At Traffic Stops

Getting pulled over can be a nerve-wracking experience, even when you have done nothing wrong....more

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