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Testing for Intoxication: How Does it Work?

Category: Maryland DUI
August 22, 2018

There are a few different ways law enforcement can determine whether or not you’ve been drinking. They’re trained to look for certain signs and then to administer a series of tests that can function as evidence if you are then charged with a DUI. Let’s take a look at some of those signs and tests […]

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A Quick Guide to Implied Consent

Category: Maryland DUI
August 15, 2018

Consent is an important topic in today’s society, but today we’re talking specifically about what “implied consent” means in the context of a DUI charge. What is Implied Consent? Implied consent is consent that isn’t given explicitly, but is implied by the context or circumstances of the moment. For example, let’s say that you’re at […]

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Arrested for a DUI in Columbia, MD

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
August 15, 2017

If you or a loved one were arrested for a DUI In Columbia, MD you have a long road ahead. A DUI charge will have a lasting affect on your life for many years to come—from issues with your driver’s license to problems with your career. Here’s what needs to be done if you or […]

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The Difference Between a Preliminary Breath Test vs. Chemical Breath Test

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
August 10, 2016

Many Maryland residents do not understand the difference between a Preliminary Breath Test vs. Chemical Breath Test. Preliminary Breath Test vs. Chemical Breath Test In Maryland, if you are pulled over under the suspicion of a DUI, the police officer will request for you to perform a series of field sobriety tests. Such tests are used […]

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Five Reasons to Buy an Affordable Breathalyzer

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
July 9, 2016

Having a plan before you put yourself in a situation where you might drink and drive is important. Perhaps, an affordable breathalyzer should be a part of your plan. Obviously, the best plan is to not drink and drive.  However, drinking and driving in Maryland is legal.  Driving under the influence or driving while impaired is […]

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New DUI MVA Penalties

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
June 16, 2016

Effective October 1, 2016, there will be new DUI MVA penalties regarding the breathalyzer test.  Bottom line: the interlock is going to become the norm in most DUI cases. New DUI MVA Penalties: 0.08-0.14 Beginning October, the MVA penalties for a first offense BAC 0.08-0.14 will increase from a 45 day suspension/modification to 180 day […]

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Supreme Court considers whether warrantless breath test requires a search warrant in Maryland DUI arrest

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
April 21, 2016

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the warrantless breath test cases of Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S.Ct. 614 (2015), Bernard v. Minnesota, 136 S.Ct. 615 (2015), and Beylund v. Levi, 136 S.Ct. 614 (2015). The issue before the Supreme Court is whether a state can criminalize a refusal to submit to a warrantless breathalyzer.  In layman’s terms, penalizing a […]

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Maryland CDL Driver Refuses DUI DWI Breathalyzer

Category: Maryland DUI,Maryland DWI
August 26, 2015

A CDL DUI breathalyzer refusal is a serious drinking and driving case.  A commercial driver’s license is important because it directly relates to a person’s employment.  If you lose your CDL, then you lose your job! MVA CDL DUI Breathalyzer Refusal Consequences The Law Office of Ross W. Albers handled a MVA hearing for a […]

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