DUI/DWAI

A charge of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) or Drugs (DUID) ¬†or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) by either alcohol or drugs in Longmont, Colorado and throughout the State of Colorado can cost you your driver’s license, your freedom and a lot of money. You may be ordered to complete substance abuse treatment, community service, a jail term, and fined. You may lose your driving license. The degree of punishment varies with the number of times you are convicted for the same offense. As the laws and punishments in the area of DUI have become stricter, so too has the need to seek a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible after you are charged!

“Driving under the influence” means driving a motor vehicle or vehicle when a person has consumed alcohol or one or more drugs, or a combination of alcohol and one or more drugs, that affects the person to a degree that the person is substantially incapable, either mentally or physically, or both mentally and physically, to exercise clear judgment, sufficient physical control, or due care in the safe operation of a vehicle.

“Driving while ability impaired” means driving a motor vehicle or vehicle when a person has consumed alcohol or one or more drugs, or a combination of both alcohol and one or more drugs, that affects the person to the slightest degree so that the person is less able than the person ordinarily would have been, either mentally or physically, or both mentally and physically, to exercise clear judgment, sufficient physical control, or due care in the safe operation of a vehicle.
 

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