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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.

A DUI charge can turn a holiday into a tragedy

During holidays, police in Illinois say that there are more arrests made for driving under the influence of alcohol than at other times of the year. In Illinois and across the country, police forces commonly ramp up patrols during holidays, in an effort to reduce accidents and keep the roadways safe. Holidays are a time of celebration for many, and it is important to remember to celebrate responsibly. Getting a DUI charge is definitely something that can turn a celebration into a tragedy.

Drivers can receive a DUI charge without consuming alcohol

Driving under the influence is a very serious charge that can mean jail time and significant fines. Additionally, a DUI charge can ruin reputations and stay on person's record, hampering any attempts at future employment. However, many Illinois residents are unaware that a DUI charge is possible if a driver is operating a motor vehicle with drugs in his or her system. Driving under the influence of drugs is just as dangerous as drunk driving. Using drugs before driving, prescription or recreational, can land a person behind bars.

Man charged with DUI after arrest at a golf course

Driving while intoxicated is not only incredibly dangerous, it endangers the lives of others. In recent years, police forces in Illinois and across the country have stepped up efforts to combat drunk driving. Being charged with a DUI can be quite stressful and worrisome. Unfortunately, an individual who is arrested for DUI can potentially face punishment and negative consequences for the rest of his or her life.

Driving while using certain medications can result in DUI

It's common knowledge that driving under the influence of alcohol is illegal and extremely dangerous. Every year, thousands of drivers are arrested for DUI across Illinois. However, many people may not know that it is possible to receive a DUI charge without consuming alcohol. Driving while under the influence of certain medications can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol, and it can also result in heavy fines and jail sentences.

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