Alcohol and Driving
One of the most dangerous combinations and a plague upon our
society! Alcohol and driving do not mix under any circumstances,
and this is evidenced by the thousands of lives that are carelessly
jeopardized and lost every year across our nation. Read more...
Drugs and Driving
If you are driving impaired and are under the influence of illegal,
prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs, you will be guilty of DUI
in Idaho. Read more...
DWI Attorney Directory
Need the services of a DWI Attorney? Find one in your area. Read more...
Differences Between DUI and DWI
Are you confused about the difference between DWI and DUI? DWI
stands for Driving While Intoxicated, while DUI stands for Driving
Under the Influence. Read
It is a good idea to contact an Idaho DUI Attorney as soon as is
possibly. There are serious legal, administrative and financial
consequences for even a first time offender, so let an experienced DUI
Attorney navigate the legal waters on your behalf. Read
If you are convicted of an Idaho DUI, you will pay the piper!
And you will pay huge! First of all, you will pay any fines associated
with your conviction, and these fines can reach $5,000. You will also
pay court costs which become quite expensive, especially if you’ve
chosen to plead ‘not guilty’ and are found ‘guilty,’ as charged. You
will have to hire an Idaho DUI Attorney and, depending on the severity
of your case, you can pay anywhere from $2500 to $15,000 for your
defense. Read more...
Idaho DUI Laws are strictly enforced and are stringent. The
amount of alcohol in your blood is only one indication that you are
driving under the influence; incidentally, you can be charged with an
Idaho DUI without ever having a drop to drink! If you are
exhibiting impairment and are under the influence of any intoxicating
substance, including illegal and prescription drugs, you will be
charged with DUI. Read more...
DUI Court is a special program for repeat offenders and first time
offenders who present with an elevated BAC. It is intended to teach the
offender about the dangers of drinking and driving, and the time the
offender spends working in the Sheriff’s Labor Program will reduce jail
time. There is also mandatory attendance at Alcoholic’s
Anonymous, as well as other requirements determined by Idaho DUI
courts. Read more...
DUI has not always been a pressing issue in Idaho; however, an
increase in DUI incidents has raised flags in Idaho over the past
several years. Read more...
If you are pulled over for a suspected DUI, you must submit to a
blood, breath or urine test as per the Idaho Implied Consent Law,
18-8002A. The statute reads as follows. Read more...
Reduce Idaho DWI Charges and Fines
As stated earlier, DUI Court is a special program for repeat
offenders and first time offenders who present with an elevated BAC. It
is intended to teach the offender about the dangers of drinking and
driving, and the time the offender spends working in the Sheriff’s
Labor Program will reduce jail time. There is very little offered
to DUI offenders in Idaho in addition to this program. Read more...
Implied consent means that every Idaho driver must submit to a BAC
test and that this consent was given when a driver agreed to the rules
of the road by accepting an Idaho driver’s license. Blood, breath
or urine can be tested for alcohol and/or drugs if law enforcement
officials suspect that you are driving under the influence. Read
Idaho Law Enforcement Tip-Offs
If you are impaired, an office will likely detect this before ever
wielding the infamous Breathalyzer! What are his tip-offs?
There are quite a few. Read