Category: DUI Law

Kentucky State Senate Passes Bill Toughening DUI Laws

Written by Joe Suhre on March 2, 2015 in Defenses, DUI Law

Kentucky State Senate Passes Bill Toughening DUI Laws Kentucky law punishes all DUIs seriously, but the penalties increase severely for repeat offenses within the state’s “lookback period,” the amount of time over which past DUIs can affect sentencing. At present, the lookback period in Kentucky is five years, but that may change soon. The Kentucky …Read More »

Refusing a Breath Test in Kentucky

Written by Joe Suhre on February 26, 2015 in DUI Law, DUI Penalties

Refusing a Breath Test in Kentucky One of the most frightening moments many drivers experience is when they see a police officer’s lights in their rear view mirror. Getting pulled over is at best a hassle, but it can also be stressful and confusing. People are not sure how to deal with the officers and …Read More »

Hit-and-Run DUI Driver May Face Enhanced Penalties

Written by Joe Suhre on February 6, 2015 in Driving Privileges, DUI Law, DUI Penalties

Hit-and-Run DUI Driver May Face Enhanced Penalties In September 2014, Lexington firefighter Jarrad McCargo backed his car into a pub and struck a pedestrian before driving off. Now McCargo may be facing serious consequences. He finds himself not only charged with DUI but also with leaving the scene of an accident, first-degree assault, and driving …Read More »

Is My Breathalyzer Result Fair and Accurate?

Written by Joe Suhre on February 5, 2015 in DUI Law, DUI Penalties

Is My Breathalyzer Result Fair and Accurate? Breath tests performed on a breathalyzer machine are a common sight in many Lexington DUI cases. The breathalyzer test is supposed to measure the ratio between the volume of that person’s breath an the alcohol contained in that breath sample and report a “breath alcohol concentration,” typically abbreviated …Read More »

The Sochi Olympics DUI Laws

Written by Joe Suhre on February 7, 2014 in DUI Law

The Sochi Olympics DUI Laws The Sochi Winter Olympics will begin on Friday, February 7. Preparations read like a Russian novel where delays, shortages, and uncertainty prevail. One event could be a race to see if Sochi can finish the Olympic complex before the February 23 closing ceremony. In addition to the costs and efforts …Read More »