The legal definition of commercial DUI in Las Vegas says it is a crime for anyone with a blood alcohol content of 0.04 or higher "to drive or be in actual physical control of a commercial motor vehicle on a highway or on premises to which the public has access." Truck drivers in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson are subject to stricter DUI laws than non-commercial drivers: penalties may include lifelong suREAD MORE
A DUI is normally a misdemeanor in Las Vegas Nevada, but the Nevada prosecutors will bring felony drunk driving charges in Las Vegas in two situations:
Reckless driving is a major traffic violation! Reckless driving is often defined as a mental state in which the driver displays disregard for the rules of the road. [caption id="attachment_275" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Reckless Driving"] READ MORE
Speeding is defined as travel at a speed that is greater than the legal limit. This means if you are on the freeway and the posted speed limit is 65 mph and you are going any speeding greater than 65mph a cop can pull you over for speeding. There are lots of dangers of speeding you should think about!
Let’s go over a few facts.
Drunk driving attorneys get a bad wrap around Clark County. We defend people that could have put you in harm’s way. It is not always as clean cut as that and in many cases our clients had no right to be pulled over in the first place. The job of a drunk driving attorney is not only to help people get out of a tight spot, but to make sure that all the facts are true. We are here to protect your rights just as any other lawyer does. We believe that no one should drive when they have had too much to drink. We have all made a mistake and there is no reason that you should have to pay for that mistake for the rest of your life.
In many cases, people will try to defend their self in a DUI/DWI case and end up paying more than they should or losing their driving lances as a result. When it comes down to it, we see this in a few ways.
Does this person need help? If the person in question was in fact driving drunk, but is a all around good person, should they lose their only means of getting around in such a big city such as Las Vegas? There has to be another way to go. We believe in getting people help and keeping them a member of our loved community.
Did the officer have a valid reason to pull over our client? You may be asking why does this matter at all and the answer is really simple. We all have rights and sometimes people seem to forget that. Even if you are in the wrong, you have rights that every cop must respect. Without these rights, people would break in to your house and take whatever they want without getting in to trouble. A cop cannot just see a car and pull it over without probable cause. Most of the time they do, but if they don’t, then there can be bigger problems at hand. That cop would be profiling and guessing that they are doing something wrong. This is where having a good Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer can really help you out.
Did the officer have the proper evidence to make an arrest? Cops cannot just go around arresting whoever they want. They do have to have a good reason, but standing up for yourself and not taking crap from a cop is not a good reason to put you in jail. Well we do suggest that you be kind to any officer, if a cop is not being nice to you there is no reason for you to sit there and take it. In fact the cop can get in to a lot of trouble for such a thing and your case could be thrown out.
As being a attorney it is not just our job to keep you out of jail or to keep you from paying the max fine. It is our job to make sure that you are being protected and that you as a client did not have any of your rights vacillated. We are here to help you and keep you living your life.
If you feel you need help or just have a few questions do want and call us today. You can also send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can