There has been quite a bit of buzz lately about a video illustrating a Florida attorney’s creative advice on handling DUI roadblocks / checkpoints. The video suggests you hang your ID and other documentation outside of your rolled up car window in a zip-lock bag along with a note stating “I remain silent. No searches. I want my lawyer….” In the video, this approach works like a charm, but that does not mean it is good advice for drivers to ... Read More »
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I have heard from a source close to the matter that the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is about to approve another ignition interlock device for persons convicted of DUI in Alabama. Since September 2012, Alabama’s DUI law began requiring ignition interlock installation for all multiple DUI offenders and even on some first time offenders. The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences was given responsibility for drafting regulations for ignition interlock installers and for maintaining a list of approved ignition interlock ... Read More »
by Phillip B. Price, Sr. Alabama’s new DUI ignition interlock law went into effect at the beginning of September. However, the regulatory scheme and infrastructure needed for the law to be fully operational and adequately administered is far from complete. While the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences recently put forth its regulations related to the new law, the Alabama Department of Public Safety appears less prepared. At present there are only a half dozen interlock installation facilities in Alabama and ... Read More »