In New Jersey, Driving under the Influence (DUI), also called Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), refers to an offence characterized by driving while having a blood alcohol volume of 0.08 or more or driving while under the influence of alcohol and to an extent that such intoxication impairs your physical abilities and mental faculties.
Upon conviction, the penalties of DUI range from up to 30 days jail time for first offenders, to 180 days for third or subsequent convictions. Other consequences include withdrawal or driver’s license suspension up to 10 years, fine of up to $ 1,000 and an annual surcharge of similar amount for three years as well as participation in an Intoxicated Driving Resource Center-rendered program for not more than 48 hours.
If you are arrested for DUI, the Law Offices of Charney & Roberts LLC can provide you with effective representation to scrutinize your case and ensure that the testing results are credible, that none of your rights was not violated, and that your traffic stop was justified because of a probable cause. They are a personal injury law firm in Elizabeth New Jersey. They understand local laws well enough to fight a conviction with their DUI lawyers on your behalf effectively.