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Brad Larson has been in the insurance industry for more than a dozen years. He started out as a claims adjuster for a national carrier. He has since switched to the agency side of the business. Brad is licensed in all P&C lines.

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UPDATED: Aug 27, 2020

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DUI / DWI Laws

Driving under the influence is illegal and any kind of DUI charge needs legal representation however its also important to realize that DUI laws are different from state to state. First time offenders always face serious penalties, fines and more but a DUI conviction can also mean jail time for others.

DUI and DWI charges are extremely serious and you need to know your state law since even if a drink or two can technically put you at risk for a DUI charge. It’s never safe to drink or drive but did you also known medications and other items are also covered under DUI and DWI laws?

Driving under the influence does not mean only driving drunk!

It means driving under the influence of ANY listed items which may impair your abilities to operate a vehicle.

DUI Laws by State