If you rely on student aid to go to college, you may be worried about what to expect if you're charged with a DWI. You're right to be concerned because you could have your right to federal student aid affected by your choices if you are convicted of the charges filed against you.
Spring break is just around the corner, and as a college student, that's extremely exciting. You may just have reached an age where you can go with friends and be on your own. You may have significant plans to go out of state, too.
No matter what you've done to end up under arrest, it's important for you to remember that you are innocent until proven guilty, not the other way around. You don't need to say or do anything to placate the police. Your only job is to follow simple orders, like performing a breath test and going with them peacefully. You can stay quiet and should until you speak with your attorney.
If you're hosting a Super Bowl party, you likely have a lot of planning to do. Without a doubt, your food has to rival the guy's down the street, so you must clean your grill. You'll want to make sure your TV is in good condition and you've invited all your friends. And, as with all good parties, you probably want to make sure you have enough to drink.
Every year, there are reports that more people are pulled over and given DUIs during the holidays. One question you may have about this is if there is a natural increase in drunken driving or if there are just more officers on the road to stop people who are drinking and driving.
Halloween has become one of America's favorite holidays -- and it definitely isn't just for kids! There are a lot of adult-themed parties over the Halloween weekend every year, and most of them involve alcohol.
Leandra's Law was signed nearly nine years ago, which strengthened penalties for drinking and driving in New York. The law, sometimes known as the Child Passenger Protection Act, was proposed after Leandra Rosado, an 11-year-old girl, was killed on the Henry Hudson Parkway while she rode in a vehicle with a friend's mother, who was intoxicated behind the wheel.
Ethan Couch, the teenager whose name became synonymous with the excesses of privilege and wealth, has recently been released from prison after almost two years in custody.
Summer seems in full swing up and down the East Coast, and good weather brings more people out onto the roads for sunshine and relaxation. Warm weather also makes it more stylish and enjoyable to have a few drinks, and there are many laws that keep this activity away from the roads.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer. It's when we have cook-outs and picnics, parties and other gatherings with family and friends.