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Georgia Ignition Interlock Law Strengthened

As of July 1st 2013 the state of Georgia strengthened the law relating to how long a person convicted of OUI would have to use an ignition interlock device. Under old Georgia legislation DUI / OUI offenders had to install and maintain a functioning ignition interlock device in each vehicle …

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New North Dakota DUI Laws, 1st July 2013

North Dakota strengthens DUI laws. House Bill 1302 was signed into law on 29th April 2013 by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple. New laws were effective as of 1st July 2013 and include the following provisions: Increased fines for DUI convictions Increased jail time for repeat offenders (2nd and subsequent …

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New Tennessee DUI Laws 1st July 2013

Tennessee tightens DUI laws and makes Ignition Interlock Device (IID) restrictions mandatory for all DUI offenders including first time offenders. The new law is effective as of 1st July 2013. Under previous Tennessee dui legislation, any driver whose drivers license was suspended and that was eligible for a restricted drivers license, could …

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New Montana DUI Laws – April 2013

The State of Montana strengthens DUI laws and clamps down on repeat offenders. On 26th April 2013, Montana State Governor Steve Bullock signed into law HB 355 which eliminated the previous 5 year look back period for sentencing purposes upon conviction of repeat DUI related crimes in Montana. The new …

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New DWI Laws in New York, 2012

A multi faceted initiative designed for repeat drunk drivers makes New York DWI laws some of the toughest in the nation The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will now review an offenders lifetime driving record once they apply for a new drivers license after revocation. Under old …

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Alabama New DUI Laws Sep 1st 2012

New Alabama DUI Laws in effect as of September 1st 2012 An act known as the “Mathew John Dahl DUI Prevention Act” will tighten punishments for first time and repeat DUI offenders in Alabama. First time drunk drivers convicted of DUI with a BAC (blood alcohol concentration) of 0.15% or …

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New Kansas DUI Laws as of July 1st 2012

As of July 1st 2012, the legislation relating to DUI and alcohol related driving offenses in Kansas will change as the new DUI laws come into affect. There has been several changes made to the legislation, however the most substantial change relates to chemical test refusals. There are now harsher penalties for …

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New DUI/DWI Law Louisiana 2012

Louisiana state Sen. Jonathan Perry has had three of his bills signed into law by Gov. Bobby Jindal. The bills in question relate to Lousiana DWI laws. One of the bills relates to illicit drugs in a persons system who commits vehicular homicide. It makes any detectable amount of illicit drugs …

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New Drunk Driving Penalty Oklahoma

New legislation signed into law in Oklahoma will see drunk drivers who have caused an accident resulting in greater bodily harm face a maxmium of 10 years behind bars. House bill 2568, by state Rep. Harold Wright increases jail time for drunk drivers sentenced for personal injury accidents from the …

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New Drunk Driving Legislation sent to Assembly, NY

New York State Senator Marting J. Golden approved new legislation (S.4740C).  The new legislation would amend Section 1199 of the vehicle and traffic law and would make participation in an accident and motor vehicle prevention course mandatory for repeat drunk drivers, those who refuse a chemical test and drivers who have accumulated more …

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