Know the Law Before You Drive
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | November 2, 2022
Would you not enter a marathon before you knew how to walk? Chances are you would not. Therefore, you should only operate a vehicle once you know the law. https://www.ncdd.com/illinois-dui-laws
DUI vs. DWI
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | September 28, 2022
Have you ever wondered about DUI, DWI, and OWI? Different states use different acronyms for crimes involving driving while impaired, and each state has its own laws regarding it. Illinois uses the term DUI for driving under the influence. Click here to learn the specificities of Illinois law.
How Alcohol Breath Tests Work
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | September 8, 2022
A common question about alcohol breath tests is, “how do they work?” Luckily, we have answers for you! Click the link here to learn. https://www.healthline.com/health/alcohol-breath-test
The Affect of Body Worn Cameras in a DUI Investigation
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | July 14, 2022
Do you think that body worn cameras are helpful or hurtful to a DUI investigation? Visit the website linked below to learn the ways that they are beneficial as well as the ways that they are lacking. Using Body-Worn Cameras During Impaired Driving Investigations
What Should You Do When Pulled Over?
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | May 24, 2022
“Choose a sober ride.” “Limit how much you drink.” “Walk home if you have to.” There is no shortage of advice for how to avoid driving under the influence (DUI). Planning ahead this Memorial Day weekend can save you a giant headache in more ways than one. However, we know some of you are going…
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Will a Wisconsin OWI Follow You Home?
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | April 28, 2022
A refresher on out-of-state drunk driving charges, just in time for peak travel season. Will An Alcohol Offense In Wisconsin Follow You Home?
A Sleepy Example of Probable Cause for DUI
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | April 7, 2022
Officers must have probable cause to stop someone on suspicion of driving under the influence. Police were recently called to a stoplight in Joliet, where they found a man asleep behind the wheel of his car. He is now in county jail facing DUI charges. https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/drunk-driver-falls-asleep-ruby-st-stoplight-joliet-police
Answers to Common DUI Questions
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | March 24, 2022
Do you have questions about DUI in Illinois? We have answers. Answers to Common DWI Questions
Illinois State Police Announce Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | March 7, 2022
Illinois State Police have announced their plans to conduct alcohol countermeasure enforcement patrols. They will be watching for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, or transporting open alcoholic beverages in addition to enforcing DUI, seat belt, speeding, and distracted driving laws. Illinois State Police…
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How Does Drunk Driving Impact Car Insurance Rates?
Posted on behalf of Donahue & Walsh, P.C. | February 14, 2022
Research shows that post-DUI car insurance rates can increase from $800 to $3,000 on average. https://www.bankrate.com/insurance/car/drunk-driving/