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DUI

Will a DUI put your financial aid at risk?

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the best ways that aspiring students today can pursue higher education without worrying as much about the massive price tag attached. However, it is important to note how to handle reporting a potential...

3 things for parents to know about underage DUIs in VA

Virginia parents should know that state law treats underage drinking and driving charges very seriously. Even if your child is under 18, he or she could face a conviction that may impact both present and future opportunities. 1. Virginia has a zero-tolerance DUI...

What you ingest may impact a breath test

When an officer conducts a traffic stop, he or she is constantly looking for signs of intoxication. If the officer requests a breath test and roadside testing, the driver will likely consent, especially if he or she is confident the results turn out negative. But,...

What is the purpose of an ignition interlock device?

Virginia law intends to curb DUI offenders from repeating. One of the ways they do this is by implementing penalties that include the installation of an ignition interlock device. Since the goal of authorities is to keep the public safe, the required use of an...

How can you avoid drinking too much before you drive?

A drunk driving charge in Virginia could have numerous legal repercussions that interfere with your life. You may wonder what you can do to prevent a similar situation from happening again. Taking responsibility for your actions can help you avoid another DUI. Knowing...

Alcohol intolerance can put you at risk of a DUI arrest

Summertime offers some wonderful opportunities to enjoy beer, wine and cocktails with those who mean the most to you. Still, when you drink alcohol, you do not seem to have the same reaction to it as your friends do. If you are a woman, there is a chance you have...

A look at DUI penalties in Virginia

A person found guilty of a DUI in Virginia faces a complex range of possible consequences. The actual sentencing depends upon several factors, most relating to the individual's driving record and the level of intoxication. The age of the convicted person does not...

Does a DUI cause you to lose your financial aid?

Obtaining a higher education has become shockingly expensive in recent years. Fortunately, you can probably complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid to gauge your eligibility for government-backed loans, grants and work-study funds. When you prepare your...