School Zones and the School Bus

Posted by Alan Woodland | Sep 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you're like me, you're spending a lot of time taking and picking children up from school. Slowing down and stopping isn't an issue. AND you've noticed cars speeding through school zones and passing stopped busses. The penalty? Speeding in a school zone: Large fine and court costs and two ...

Implied Consent Unconstitutional

Posted by Alan Woodland | Aug 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

South Dakota Ruling Good Case with BIG implications limiting whether law enforcement can forcibly take a person's blood in South Dakota... read more below...

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Posted by Alan Woodland | Aug 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

High Alert Status Beginning this weekend through the first weekend in September, law enforcement will be on "heightened alert" for DUI. If you are pulled over and the interior of your car smells like an odor of an alcoholic beverage, plan on being asked to step out.... What should you do next???...

Checkpoints April 16

Posted by Alan Woodland | Apr 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although not illegal to have an odor of an alcoholic beverage on your breath, if it's detected, law enforcement will find a way to get you out your car to do roadside tests or a handheld breath test...Do you know how to react to avoid an arrest?

Checkpoints April 6

Posted by Alan Woodland | Apr 05, 2016 | 0 Comments Your Information: 1. Be respectful2. You can use your Right to Remain Silent3. You're not required to take the roadside tests (including the handheld breath) and it's very unlikely you'll do well on them if you try [I'm trained in them and don't do ...


Posted by Alan Woodland | Feb 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The driver needs a good attorney. There are many factors at play. For example, was the medication at a level that caused impairment? How do we know? Is the investigating deputy trained in detecting drug vs. alcohol impairment vs. any number of other conditions? Perhaps this was an unfortunate acc...

Something Smells Fishy

Posted by Alan Woodland | Feb 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

The beer batter defense It was a valiant attempt. The driver had been eating beer battered fish and only scored a .06 on the breath test... definitely not over the limit or impaired. However, with multiple dui arrests in the past, he was under a driving restriction which permitted only a .02.Rea...

NYE Checkpoints Expected

Posted by Alan Woodland | Dec 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Drive Sober Get Pulled Over Campaign This image was taken from  @okcountysheriff. Oklahoma County Sheriff announces DUI Checkpoints on December 31.  Follow them here., the state has also provided a map to all active "checkpoints". Find it ...

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