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Crash results in injuries and a DUI charge

There aren't many things as humiliating as being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. To add to the embarrassment, those arrested for DUI in Illinois often appear in local newspapers and websites for everyone to see. Facing DUI charges and the humiliation that comes with the entire process is enough to break even the strongest person. When a DUI charge occurs on the heels of an automobile accident, the experience can be especially traumatic.

Chicago police are continuing increased DUI patrols

It's no secret that driving under the influence of alcohol is a very real and dangerous problem in Illinois and across the United States. Those who choose to drive while intoxicated not only endanger their own lives, but the lives of all others around them. However, many of the tests that police use to determine if a person is driving drunk are outdated, can give false readings and are sometimes judgment calls made by an officer. Because of this, some drivers could be falsely charged with DUI. Police in Chicago will be out in full force in the upcoming days, cracking down on suspected drunk drivers.

A DUI charge can be extremely humiliating

Without a doubt, the consequences for driving under the influence of alcohol are serious, and police forces in Illinois and around the country are doing a wonderful job of cracking down on drunk drivers. For motorists, being pulled over for any reason can be embarrassing, but going through field sobriety tests and getting arrested on suspicion of DUI can be downright humiliating. An officer can initiate an arrest if a person is suspected of driving while intoxicated, regardless of the inaccuracy of some sobriety tests.

Police in Chicago are increasing DUI patrols

Being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated can be an embarrassing and humiliating thing to experience. In Illinois, those who are stopped by police on suspicion of DUI will usually be required to undergo a field sobriety test and/or a Breathalyzer test. However, Breathalyzer tests can give false readings, and some feel that field sobriety tests are the least reliable way to determine blood alcohol content. Regardless, failing any of these tests can result in a DUI arrest. Police departments across the state of Illinois are making efforts to crackdown on drunk driving.

Man sitting in a vehicle gets hit with a DUI charge

Those in Illinois who have faced an arrest along with criminal charges are familiar with the feelings of embarrassment and seemingly endless worry that often come with such an experience. Receiving a DUI charge in particular can greatly damage a person's record and show up on background checks, preventing them from obtaining future jobs or receiving loans. If convicted, offenders may face harsh punishment in the forms of steep fines, license suspension and even possible jail time. Unbeknown to many Illinois residents, it is possible to receive a DUI charge just by sitting in a vehicle.

Survey results of Illinois DUI arrests released

In the United States, driving under the influence of alcohol is a very serious charge. A DUI charge can drastically affect a person's life and have permanent implications. Those hit with a DUI charge face jail time and steep penalties. Police departments across the state of Illinois have ramped up efforts to combat drunk driving in recent years.

DUI: Woman facing possible charges after Chicago crash

Facing an arrest in Illinois can be a stressful and traumatic experience. However, being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving can be especially humiliating. Getting locked in the back of a police car, having a mug shot taken and being thrown into a jail cell are scenarios that no one wants to face. As with many other criminal offenses, a DUI charge can have serious implications.

2 separate crashes result in drivers receiving DUI charges

These days, roadways across the state of Illinois are crowded and constantly congested with traffic. Due to the number of vehicles sharing these roadways, accidents become almost inevitable. Motor vehicle accidents can happen for a number of reasons, but getting a DUI charge can make the experience of an accident even more stressful and traumatic. A couple of recent accidents near Bradley left two drivers facing DUI charges.

Illinois man charged with DUI, found not guilty

In the state of Illinois and across the country, a charge of driving under the influence can quickly lead to jail time as well as fines for those convicted. A DUI charge can also mean many sleepless nights filled with anxiety and worry, along with added stress on family members. However, just because an individual is charged with DUI does not mean he or she will be convicted. Recently, an Algonquin man was found not guilty after he was hit with a drunk driving charge.

Illinois man receives DUI charge after crash

Car accidents are unpredictable and can happen in the blink of an eye. Accidents can happen for a multitude of reasons and have a wide range of future impacts. However, when a person receives a DUI charge regarding an accident, the ramifications can be severe and do permanent damage to a person's career and reputation. An Illinois man is facing DUI charges after police say he crashed his vehicle and left the scene.

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