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DUI Costs and Consequences

Understanding DUI and DWI

Chris Otchy
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You swing by a nearby bar after work and have a few pops with your pals. You’re a little buzzed – but not so buzzed that you don’t think you can drive. So you get in your car and head off into traffic. So far, so good... And then your worst nightmare...
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The Most Dangerous Times on the Road

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The odds of getting into a driving accident increase during periods when there are more cars on the road, such as rush hour, or when driving conditions are less than optimal, as during periods of inclement weather. But when the number of alcohol impa...
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The High Cost of a DUI

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As if the shame and hassle of a drunk driving arrest and conviction aren’t bad enough, a DUI comes with a hefty price tag, too. Your first DUI can cost upwards of $20,000 – and more – even without property damage or anyone harmed. The Alaska Departme...
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Long-term DUI Consequences

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Driving under the influence (DUI) is the most common criminal offense in the United States. Many conscientious drivers with otherwise clean records have been arrested for DUI and suddenly found their lives in a dizzying tailspin from which they coul...
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DUI Statistics

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DUI stats tell a grim story that we’ve all heard before: Drunk drivers are much more likely to cause car accidents, highway injuries, and vehicular deaths than non-impaired drivers. Yet despite the sobering headlines and untold heartache, people stil...
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DUI and Your Job

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As if finding work in today's tight job market isn’t hard enough already, a DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated) arrest or conviction can make your job search much more difficult. If you’re already employed, a DUI cou...
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