A Tennessee school principal was recently charged with drunk driving for a second time. After he crashed his vehicle, law enforcement reportedly found him to have bloodshot eyes and show other signs that typically indicate drunk driving. According to the police, he admitted to drinking three beers and vodka before driving.
A drunk driving charge can have an impact on many areas of your life, including career opportunities and your personal reputation. A first-offense drunk driving charge may be your only experience with the criminal justice system, but it is important to take the process seriously. Failure to effectively confront even a first-time DUI can result in serious penalties and loss of driving privileges.
One woman in Tennessee was recently charged with DUI after a sport utility vehicle crashed into a bar. The accident took place on a recent Thursday afternoon. Even when a person is charged with drunk driving, he or she is presumed innocent unless and until his or her guilt is proved in a court of law.
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A drunk driving charge can carry heavy consequences for Tennessee drivers, particularly if this is not your first time. Those arrested for suspected DUI may be charged with a felony DUI if they have been convicted of a drunk driving infraction the past. As felony DUI penalties can be quite severe, it is important to confront these charges with a defense that is suited to the needs of the person accused.