Safety Board Recommends 0.05 BAC Limit
On May 14, 2013 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that states should lower per se (legal limits of blood alcohol concentrati… Read more
The Intoxilyzer 8000 – Maine’s New Machine for OUI
Maine has a new machine! It’s not for schools to help our kids learn better. It’s not for hospitals to help cure what ails you. It’s not even fo… Read more
OUI Consequences Beyond License Suspension, Fines, and Jail
“If I am charged with operating under the influence (OUI), are there potential collateral damages beyond the suspension of my license, a fine and a … Read more
Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs)
What are “field sobriety tests” and do I have to perform them? Field sobriety tests (FSTs) are a series of exercises used by law enforcement offic… Read more
What Happens Before a Criminal Case Is Ready for Trial?
What happens before a criminal case is ready for trial? Plenty. Many folks receive a summons from a police officer which gives them a future date upon… Read more
Drink, Drive, Go to Jail
Drink, drive, go to jail! That is the current mantra of The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA). The old ad campaign had the numbe… Read more
Sarah Churchill Joins Nichols & Tucker
On behalf of NICHOLS & CHURCHILL, I am pleased and proud to announce that Sarah A. Churchill, Esq. is joining our firm effective November 5, 2012… Read more
How Do You Know Your Limit to Avoid an OUI?
How much is too much? A friend of mine recently told me that his teenage son announced “You can have one beer per hour and never be over “… Read more