Traffic Laws

Dodging the 5th - How States Get Self Incrimination for DUIs

Dodging the 5th - How States Get Self Incrimination for DUIs

The notion that driving is a privilege subject to the whims of the State and not a protected right has taken a firm hold.  By threatening to revoke a 'privilege' instead of a 'right', such as your liberty by throwing you in jail or your property by assessing a fine, failure to comply is not technically a crime and thus, being compelled to provide blood, urine or breath samples does not violate your 'right' to not incriminate yourself.

Going on a roadtrip? Be super cautious in these states!

Going on a roadtrip? Be super cautious in these states!

There's good reason to be cautious when driving through Virginia, New Jersey, and Georgia! These states have traffic laws that can really hit you where it hurts after the holiday season: your wallet.