What to Do During a Traffic Stop

Many clients ask what they should do if they have been pulled over by police. First, be polite. The police officer is just doing his job so you shouldn’t take it personally that you have been pulled over. Also, being rude or aggressive with the officer could lead to additional charges. Always be polite. You shouldRead more

A DUI with a BAC Under .08? It’s Possible

Most people think that a person needs to have a blood-alcohol content of over .08 to get a DUI in Virginia. While this is the most common case, it still possible to get a DUI even if your BAC falls below this threshold. While this is not as common, some people who seek out anRead more

Driving with an Ignition Interlock

Virginia recently passed one of the toughest DUI laws in the country, requiring first time offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicle. This device checks a person’s blood-alcohol content before the vehicle will start, and then periodically requires the driver to blow as the car is moving to make sure they areRead more