Choosing to Drive Drunk

Choosing to Drive Drunk The average impaired driver will operate a vehicle 70 times before they are arrested for drunk driving. 70 chances to injure or kill themselves or someone else The Key Human Factors associated with the decision to Drive Drunk include: A recent study published in Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology found that when people have been drinking, they feel sober before the brain and the body start acting drunk. This  means that people might get behind the wheel and drive drunk because they think they have sobered up enough to drive. In reality, they are impaired both mentally and physically and do not think of the negative affects driving under the influence. The consequences of getting convicted of a DUI or DWI are outstanding fines, jail time, community service, and even having to attend a DUI school for an in class or online DUI [...]

Choosing to Drive Drunk2024-02-19T08:15:18-07:00

You Can Get A DUI While You’re Asleep in the Backseat

As a DUI School, we speak with our students often about their circumstances and what lead to them driving drunk. They range from your average, but unfortunate “I had one beer too many and didn’t realize I was drunk” to the extreme of crashing their car into their own home while drunk. But, the question of whether someone sleeping off their drunkenness in the backseat of their car should be charged with a DUI is a different question. Nevada law test hello test (known as the Nevada Revised Statutes) states that if a drivers keys are within their grasp as a driver and their is alcohol in their system they can be charged with a DUI. Even asleep in the backseat of a car turned off with the keys within reaching distance of the occupant of the car, an officer has [...]

You Can Get A DUI While You’re Asleep in the Backseat2024-02-19T08:02:35-07:00

The Facts of Drunk Driving & DUI Class

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that drinking any alcohol and driving 4000 pounds of car can cost you a life… yours or someone else. The downside to easily killing someone is the loss of your freedom, your current and future bank account and a great deal of time in court, jail, and classes. The more frequently you drink and drive, the greater the probability that you will eventually be arrested or attend an online DUI school. Then have to explain to your spouse and friends why you need a ride to work or school.   So you have to ask yourself, is drinking and driving really worth all the risk?  The intelligent answer is no.  Notice I used the word intelligent. Deciding to consume alcohol knowing that you’re going to drive later on this the same as playing craps at the casino. Eventually the house wins [...]

The Facts of Drunk Driving & DUI Class2023-11-13T20:12:54-07:00

Alcohol, Drugs & Drunk Driving – How substance use causes DUIs

Alcohol and Drugs are the cause of drunk driving It sounds redundant. Stating this fact unfortunately is not, with the amount of DUI arrests occurring every day due to impaired driving are explained away for any number of reasons, except for the simple fact. Someone arrested for driving drunk was a danger on the road due to intoxicants in their system that altered their ability to safely operate a vehicle on the road to the point of illegality. 123 DUI Online investigates the science behind intoxication of various substance and driving with any in your system eventually leads to signing up for DUI school. Cannabis or marijuana is a controlled substance and is estimated to be involved in 20% of all fatal crashes. Just because a driver possesses a medical marijuana endorsement, does not suggest that he or she can drive while they are under the influence of cannabis. [...]

Alcohol, Drugs & Drunk Driving – How substance use causes DUIs2023-11-13T21:21:35-07:00

Insurance & DUIs in Nevada

Why Is Auto Insurance Required By Nevada Law? Auto Insurance is NOT optional in Nevada. If you drive a vehicle on Nevada roads, it MUST be insured. Another reality... auto insurance is expensive.  If you own a vehicle, but it is stored and have no intention of driving it, you must turn in the vehicle’s license plate to the NV DMV. Nevada requires that automobile liability insurance policies carry minimum coverage of $15,000 for bodily injury or death of one person in any one accident; $30,000 for bodily injury or death of two or more persons on any one accident; and $10,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. If you think about it, $15,000 for bodily injury of another person will cover the cost of and then wants and a couple of aspirin in the emergency room. If the injured victim has medical expenses that [...]

Insurance & DUIs in Nevada2024-02-19T08:16:51-07:00

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving

Nowadays everyone has been giving a lot of attention to one main factor in day to day life.  How are we going to make the roads safer? Companies such as Tesla, Google and BMW are producing autonomous cars that will require little to no supervision from the person sitting in the drivers seat.  These companies are focusing on creating a vehicle that will reduce the amount of traffic accidents and DUI arrests. Right now, there are approximately 30 companies developing, manufacturing, and releasing autonomous cars as you read this article!   These cars are street legal and being tested in Nevada, California, and Florida at this time. We already know of some big names that are producing these kind of vehicles. Tesla has 3 models that have the autonomous capabilities which are Model S, Model 3, and Model X.  Mercedes has the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury.  Google is also another leader [...]

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving2022-03-03T19:32:51-07:00