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Sobriety Checkpoints in Ohio

Written by Rob Healey on March 6, 2015 in Checkpoints

Sobriety checkpoints are a widely debated topic for a variety of reasons. Some people hold the belief, even though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the issue, that they violate the Constitution. For others, the actual effectiveness of sobriety checkpoints is questioned. But, regardless of your opinion of them, they are utilized in Ohio, and …Read More »

The Ohio Field Sobriety Test

Written by Rob Healey on March 2, 2015 in Field Sobriety Test

There is no feeling quite like looking in your rearview mirror while driving to see the red and blue flashing lights of a police car. The sick feeling only intensifies when the police inform you that you are being pulled over because you are suspected of operating your vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, …Read More »

The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

Written by Rob Healey on February 26, 2015 in DUI Penalties, License Suspension

Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange information regarding your driving record and driving violations. In essence, a driver has only one …Read More »

Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoints

Written by Rob Healey on February 6, 2015 in Checkpoints

After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which prosecutors, magistrates, and nurses are available to obtain a warrant and conduct a blood draw on motorists suspected of driving under the influence …Read More »