Attorney Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents,
and trademark issues at Nolo. He is the author of many books, including
Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim regularly answers readers' intellectual property questions at Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog.
Articles By Richard Stim
Use the blood alcohol level calculator to estimate your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for a given number of drinks.
A third-offense DUI typically carries penalties including fines, license suspension, vehicle impoundment, and having to install an ignition interlock device (IID).
Legal options for dealing with an OVI (DUI) in Ohio.
The possible consequences of a first-offense DUI (driving under the influence) in Florida include fines, license suspension, vehicle impoundment, having to install an ignition interlock device (IID), and jail time.
Oregon uses the term “driving under the influence of intoxicants” (DUII) instead of DUI (driving under the influence). Read about how Oregon defines the offense and the penalties you'll face if convicted of a first DUII.
Summary of the DUI, DWI, OUI and similar drunk driving laws and penalties in all 50 states.
Considering that “impaired drivers” cause one-third of the traffic fatalities (over 12,000 a year), and also considering the fact that alcohol related crime is estuimated to cost over $200 billion a year, it’s a wonder that states have not criminalized the act of serving alcohol to inebriated patrons. Actually, they have.