DUI Lawyer Blog Archives for May, 2012

Reckless Driving Cases in the News

May 31, 2012

Three Strikes and you are out?    Don’t test the limits when it comes to reckless driving. An Edinburg driver has been charged with Reckless Driving in Virginia three times since 2011.  A reckless driving charge in Virginia is punishable by up to 12 months in jail, a fine of up to $2500.00 and a… Read More »

Fairfax County Judge Throws Out DUI Case Against Former FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt

May 14, 2012

Randy Babbitt resigned from the FAA in December 2011 after he was pulled over on suspicion of DWI in Farifax City, Virginia. It only took three days from the December 6th traffic stop to close out Babbitt’s tenure in the top job at the FAA. Last week the DWI case against Babbitt was thrown out of… Read More »

DC Pays Drivers for DUI Convictions Because of Faulty Breath Test Results

May 8, 2012

The Washington, DC government is paying $20,000 to four individuals challenging their DUI convictions based on the DC Metropolitan Police Department’s poor upkeep of breathalyzer equipment.  DC’s failure to properly maintain and calibrate their breathalyzers over a number of years means that cases brought based on the evidence obtained by that equipment are suspect. Already… Read More »

UFC Fighter Ross Pearson Arrested in Las Vegas on Suspicion of DUI

May 3, 2012

Mixed martial artist and winner of season 9 of UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality show, Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning by Las Vegas police after being stopped for erratic driving and failing a field sobriety test. Pearson, originally of Sunderland, England has been a professional fighter since… Read More »