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There are options available to defend against a DUI charge

It goes without saying that driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous things a person can do. Unfortunately, the state of Illinois sees high rates of intoxicated drivers, prompting police forces across the state to step up efforts to combat this problem. Getting hit with a DUI can be humiliating and leave a person filled with worry.

DUI: Illinois State Police plan safey check for Labor Day weekend

As summer draws to a close, workers in Illinois and across the country look forward to the Labor Day holiday weekend. Labor Day weekend is traditionally a time of relaxation, barbecues and fun. However, this holiday is also one of the most deadly and is the fourth most dangerous holiday weekend on American roadways. According to statistics, nearly 40 percent of traffic deaths during the Labor Day weekend are the result of DUI.

A DUI charge is troubling and can do damage to reputations

Those in Illinois who are arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol can understandably feel much worry and fear. No person wants to be arrested and charged with a criminal offense. However, a DUI charge, in and of itself, is not proof of anything. A driver was recently arrested in Northbrook and charged with DUI.

Annual DUI survey shows that arrests are up across the state

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is a very real and concerning problem that continues to plague the country as well as the state of Illinois. According to statistics, one person in the United States dies every 48 minutes due to drunk driving. Police forces across Illinois have ramped up enforcement efforts to combat drunk driving. Recently, an annual survey was released, revealing information regarding DUI arrests across the state of Illinois.

DUI: Police enforce safety campaigns over the holiday

Summer is a time of cookouts, vacations and fun in the sun. For many Illinois citizens, the Fourth of July holiday is the highlight of the summer season. Independence Day is often celebrated with food, fireworks and adult beverages. Unfortunately, the Fourth of July holiday is also one of the most dangerous times of the year, as many people get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Police across the state typically make more DUI arrests during holidays as they ramp up patrols.

Rollover crash ends in a DUI

Illinois is a great state in which to live and work. Because of this, populations are on the rise across the state. However, this influx of people means that roadways will become even more crowded and dangerous, and motor vehicle accidents will rise as a result. Traffic accidents happen for a number of reasons, but regardless of the reason, accidents are always stressful. This stress can be greatly exacerbated when an accident ends in a DUI charge.

Driver recieves DUI charge after allegedly crashing into a home

Without question, driving under the influence of alcohol is reckless and very dangerous. Police forces across the state of Illinois are continuing to crack down on drunk drivers. Increased patrols and frequent DUI checkpoints are examples of the measures being taken to keep roadways safe across the state. A man in Libertyville is facing several charges, including DUI after allegedly crashing into a private residence.

Off-duty officer arrested and charged with DUI

Without question, being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol can be incredibly humiliating and ruin a person's reputation. Those who are arrested and charged with DUI can have their careers and lives basically destroyed. Not only is the experience embarrassing, but it is extremely worrisome and those charged often suffer through sleepless nights filled with anxiety. Recently, an Illinois State Police officer was arrested and charged with DUI while he was off-duty.

State representative blames exhaustion for a DUI charge

Receiving a charge for driving under the influence of alcohol can be extremely humiliating and greatly tarnish reputations. Recently, an Illinois state representative was arrested and charged with DUI at a traffic light. The man alleges he fell asleep and was wrongfully charged. The representative claims the DUI charge was nothing more than a result of exhaustion.

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