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Potential consequences of refusing a breath test

Many drivers are aware that they may be able to refuse a breath test in Massachusetts. While this may help them to avoid a drunk driver charge, it is not without consequences. According to Mass.gov, if a police officer suspects a driver of operating a vehicle under the influence, the officer may ask the driver to take a breath test.

3 ways impaired driving charges can change your career

When people find themselves facing criminal charges, their first focus is usually criminal penalties, including fines and jail time. They usually only start to think about the secondary, social consequences after they know what criminal penalties, like the loss of their license, they have to deal with.

Do I really need a driver’s license to get a job?

Many people in Massachusetts are surprised to learn that not having a driver’s license can limit their ability to find work. Even if you do not need to drive for work as a trucker, pizza delivery guy or cab driver, you may need a driver’s license as proof of identity. Some companies may also consider the reason you got your license revoked as a red flag. Note that an in-depth background check is required for many jobs, such as in security or banking, so a record leading to a suspension or revocation could cost you that job.

Number of deaths related to driving impaired in Massachusetts

According to the CDC, between 2003 and 2012, 1,370 people lost their lives due to alcohol-impaired drivers in Massachusetts. Sometimes these people were passengers in the vehicle, other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Other times, it was the driver themselves.

Are study drugs appropriate for college students?

College students have a lot of things to think about. For some who are just coming into higher institutes of learning, the realization that they have to behave as adults, set their own schedules and keep up with their courses can be very stressful. They may quickly realize that there aren't enough hours to attend to these responsibilities, hold a job and still have time to spend with friends.

How police officers detect DWI and how much it costs you

When it comes to detecting DWI, in Massachusetts there are standardized field sobriety tests police officers may rely on. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these guidelines are in place to reduce injuries, deaths and crashes caused by drivers under the influence.

How an OUI charge in Massachusetts can derail a college career

Most parents feel a powerful mixture of concern and pride when their children get accepted into college and leave home. The pride comes from knowing that your young adult child will likely have a bright future because they have chosen to continue their education. The concern is typically the result of the various dangers of college campus life.

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