FWI – Flying While Intoxicated

Think .08 Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is low for drinking and driving? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) established a federal law, Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 91.17, establishing a .04 BAC per se standard for pilots while operating an aircraft and it...
Driving While High

Driving While High

“I’m just smoking weed tonight, I’ll be your designated driver.” Perhaps you or a friend has said this before. The problem is that one can still get a DWI if he or she is smoking weed, even without drinking a drop of alcohol. In Minnesota, marijuana is an illegal...

Will I lose my license for a 1st time DWI on Boat or ATV?

First time DWI violators who are pulled over while driving a motorboat, ATV or other off-road vehicles are given a break. A driver who has no qualified prior impaired driving incident is subject only to the nonfelony criminal penalty and the loss of operating...

DWI Expungement

Prior to the enactment of the new expungement statute, DWI offenses were nearly impossible to expunge. Those that involved convictions did not qualify for a full expungement under the old pre-2015 statute; the court could not reach into executive branch records held...

What is “physical control” of a motor vehicle?

You don’t necessarily have to be driving your vehicle in order to receive a DWI, you can also be in “physical control” of it. But what exactly does being in “physical control” mean? Well that is the same difficult question many courts have faced. Mere presence in or...
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