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How Long Does A DWI Stay On Your Record in Minnesota?

How Long Does A DWI Stay On Your Record in Minnesota?

A DWI conviction can make life very difficult. It may affect your ability to get a new job, rent a house or apartment, or travel to countries with strict DWI laws. Understandably, many people who have been convicted of a DWI wonder how long they’ll have to deal with...

Is Hungover Driving Illegal in Minnesota?

Is Hungover Driving Illegal in Minnesota?

If you’re on the mend from a big night out drinking, you may be experiencing the unpleasant effects of a hangover: headache, fatigue, nausea, and general unease. We usually assume that a hangover means we’ve slept off the alcohol and we’re ready to start our day. But...

Minnesota Ignition Interlock For An Out-Of-State DWI?

Minnesota Ignition Interlock For An Out-Of-State DWI?

Many Minnesota drivers have received a DWI in another state, most commonly in Wisconsin. Minnesota and Wisconsin share records, so both states are aware if you get a DWI. This means you may face repercussions in both states, including possible license revocation....

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzer Issues That May Lead to An Unfair DWI Charge

Breathalyzers are commonly used by law enforcement when they pull someone over for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. A breathalyzer is an interesting piece of technology that is meant to measure the amount of alcohol in your blood by analyzing your breath. The...

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

Do I Need Whiskey Plates?

The Minnesota law requiring special registration license plates (also known as Whiskey or WX plates) on vehicles involved in certain DWI offenses changed last year.  This blog post will answer frequently asked questions about whiskey plates in Minnesota, including...

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

How A DWI Affects Your Commercial Drivers License

A job on the road appeals to many Minnesotans. A career driving an 18-wheeler, livestock carrier, flatbed, or another commercial vehicle has many benefits: these jobs are flexible and pay well, not to mention the scenery is usually better than what you'd see looking...

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Which Factors Influence Blood Alcohol Concentration?

Most of us have heard advice about how to control our level of intoxication while drinking. Common tips include, “Don’t have more than one drink per hour and you’ll be fine to drive,” and “Just have a glass of water between drinks if you need to drive home!” These are...

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

4 Things You Need to Know About Your DWI

If you or a loved one is facing a DWI or an alcohol-related driving offense, a thousand questions are probably running through your mind. This article is designed to guide you to ask important questions. Starting down the path to success with your DWI early on can be...

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

How A Second DUI Offense Charge Can Affect Your Future

The term “repeat offender” may conjure up images of hardened criminals in a prison yard, but that’s not totally accurate. Technically, a repeat offender is anyone who has been arrested for or committed a crime more than once. If you’ve been arrested for your second...

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

Top 3 Myths About DWIs in Minnesota

3 Common Myths about Minnesota DWIs If you or a loved one has recently been arrested or charged with a DWI, a million questions are probably running through your head.Will I get thrown in jail? How long will I lose my license? Will I get kicked off my insurance?How...

6 Common Misconceptions About Minnesota DUI Law

6 Common Misconceptions About Minnesota DUI Law

Driving under the influence can certainly be dangerous and illegal if one is over the legal limit. With that being said, many drivers are unaware of all the ways they can be charged with a DUI and what the repercussions may be. Some people believe you can only get a...