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DUI consequences go far beyond jail time and court fines

Imagine driving home after spending some quality time with your favorite colleagues at happy hour. Celebrating the end of a long and especially hard week at work is common practice in countless cities across the United States. Unfortunately, that celebration can take a downturn if a Christiansburg police officer pulls you over and arrests you for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Avoid a DUI this holiday season

With Halloween only a few days away, the holiday season is upon us. It seems like the last night in October is the first in a series of holiday parties, family gatherings and various other events that usually involve alcohol. Between the monster martinis that your best friend makes for the annual Halloween party and the eggnog your aunt brings over on Thanksgiving to kick off the winter festivities, you may be at risk for engaging in driving under the influence (DUI).

Understanding implied consent and sobriety testing in Virginia

Almost everyone understands the law about alcohol and driving in Virginia. Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking can put other people and yourself at risk for serious, even fatal crashes. Alcohol can lead to poor decision making, increased response time and even issues with staying in your lane.

Selling ADHD medication to your classmates could cost you

College is a time of learning, personal growth and experimentation. Unfortunately for some people, those experiments can end up causing a lot of problems or even putting an end to their college education. Whether you're starting out your first year at Virginia Tech or returning after a restful summer break to continue your college education, you need to remember that actions have consequences that could impact your future.

Incoming college students should plan for success now

With the fall semester just around the corner, now is the time for college students, including incoming freshman, to make plans for the new semester. One of the things that you need to think about if you are going to head to Virginia Tech is how you are going to handle nights out with your friends.

Virginia DUI penalties: Younger than 21

After a long school year, summer has finally arrived. It's the perfect chance to kick loose, enjoy your break from classes and take full advantage of the warm weather. For many, taking advantage of the warm weather means drinking with your friends. Between going to parties, outdoor concerts and taking road trips to the beach, your weekends are jam packed and alcohol fueled.

The ABCs of Virginia DUI laws

Imagine spending a Friday night out with friends, celebrating the end of a long week at work. You were having a spectacular night until, on your way home, you suddenly see red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror. A police officer was pulling you over. A little while later, you were sitting in the back of a squad car on your way to jail. This is not how you anticipated starting your weekend.

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