The Illinois State Bar Association wants the state’s DUI law changed. Supporters of changes to part of the state’s law on driving under the influence think they have a pretty good example to hold up.
Three years ago, a father was charged with homicide after his son died in a car accident caused by another driver in the north eastern Illinois town of Lake Island. Scott Shirey’s car was hit by a distracted driver: and though not at fault in the accident, a blood test showed Shirey had marijuana in his system. He had smoked pot one month before the fatal accident.Read more: http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-lawyers-say-dui-law-needs-tweaking