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3 tips to help you avoid a holiday DWI

With Memorial Day coming up and various summer holidays around the corner, now is a great time to talk about DWIs and how to avoid them. Regardless of your age, it's possible to end up with a DWI if you drive while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs. Anything from being drowsy as a result of taking seasonal allergy medications to driving while drunk can result in a DWI and all the penalties that come with it.

Move over to save the lives of those who protect you

When you see the flashing lights of an ambulance, do you pull over to the side of the road or get out of the way to give them a right to pass? If you see an officer on the side of the road, do you move over into a lane farther away from them to prevent an accident? If you do, then you're doing what you should according to Scott's Law. If you don't, then you could be breaking the law.

Hate crimes are on the rise on America's college campuses

A report released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) late last week captured how hate crimes are increasing on college campus across the United States. Just last year,15 people were killed after getting caught up in hate-motivated incidents. The killing of an African-American student at Bowie State University in May of 2017 marked the first hate-fueled death to occur on a college campus since 2006.

Minor marijuana convictions leave students with financial woes

A lot of people, especially college students, have a dangerous misconception about so-called "minor drug charges." They mistakenly believe that a misdemeanor marijuana charge or violation that results in a misdemeanor conviction -- without jail time -- is basically not a big issue. 

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