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Summer Travel: Facts About Out-Of-State DUI In Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

After two years of COVID lockdowns and limitations, Americans are excited to travel for short trips, long adventures, and abroad destinations. A recent HomeToGo consumer survey reveals that people are eager to get out, with 82 percent of respondents indicating that they intend to travel more in 2022 compared to 2021. Summer remains the… Read More »

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Defending Delaware DUI Charges Based Upon Impairment

By Michael W. Modica |

Many motorists focus on how their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) could be used against them in a Delaware drunk driving case, knowing the legal limit is .08 percent. This point is what leads some drivers to refuse to blow or submit to another chemical test, due to the misconception that BAC is the only… Read More »

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Jury Trials In Delaware DUI Cases: Things To Know

By Michael W. Modica |

One of the most fundamental concepts of US constitutional law is that someone arrested for a crime has a right to a jury trial, and it was incorporated into the Delaware Constitution when signed in December 1787. However, there can be some confusion over whether this right carries over to DUI cases because many… Read More »

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How To Make SURE You Get Arrested For DUI In Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

The vast majority of people want to avoid being charged with a crime for obvious reasons, but there are some situations where you really wonder if an offender was trying to get caught. The Delaware State Police website covered a recent story regarding a drunk driver who seemed particularly motivated to get arrested for… Read More »

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What Happens If I Refuse A DUI Breathalyzer Test In Delaware?

By Michael W. Modica |

Every US state has a statute on the books stating that a motorist agrees to be tested for the presence of alcohol if requested by police, an agreement which arises out of that person’s driving privileges. The specifics of Delaware’s implied consent statute provide that anyone driving on roads within the state is deemed… Read More »

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4 Myths About Field Sobriety Tests In Delaware DUI Cases

By Michael W. Modica |

Until the number of drunk driving accidents reaches zero, you can expect that law enforcement will continue to pursue motorists who violate laws on driving under the influence of alcohol. Statistics from the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) show that police take their responsibilities for public safety very seriously, as officers arrest more… Read More »

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Effects Of Alcohol And Implications For Delaware DUI Cases

By Michael W. Modica |

You already know that Delaware law is tough on drunk driving, but you may not give much thought to the reasons why. In short, officials realized decades ago that consumption of high amounts of alcohol affects the human body in extreme ways. Therefore, Delaware’s drunk driving statute imposes a limit on how much you… Read More »

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What To Expect After A Second DUI Arrest In Delaware

By Michael W. Modica |

When you have previously been through the criminal process for a violation of Delaware’s statute on drunk driving, you probably assume that you learned a lot the first time around and that your case will generally be the same. This notion is true to a certain extent, but the differences far outweigh the similarities… Read More »

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4 Differences When A Delaware DUI Case Is Based Upon Impairment

By Michael W. Modica |

One common misconception about drunk driving laws in Delaware is that you can only be arrested if your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is above the legal limit of .08 percent. While this is true, the error is not realizing that you can also face charges for impairment under Delaware’s DUI statute. In short, police… Read More »

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CDL Holders Charged With DUI In Delaware: Consequences You May Not Expect

By Michael W. Modica |

Holders of Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) are tasked with safe operation of a massive, cargo-laden vehicle that can careen out of control with the slightest lapse in judgment. It is for this reason that many states, including Delaware, have implemented a separate set of rules for truck drivers and drunk driving. The success of… Read More »

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