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When Can the Police Search Your Car Without a Warrant?

When Can the Police Search Your Car Without a Warrant

If you got pulled over for DUI, know your rights. An officer may search your vehicle without a warrant under certain circumstances, which is why you must know what those “certain circumstances” are. Having this knowledge may help you avoid a violation of your Fourth Amendment rights, which protect you from unlawful search and seizure. […]

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Commercial Driver’s License Disqualifications

Commercial Driver’s License Disqualifications

Certain drivers operating specific vehicles may need a special commercial license to legally operate the vehicle. In today’s blog, we review the different types of commercial driver’s licenses offered in West Virginia and disqualifying factors that may lead to a license revocation or suspension. Who Needs a Commercial Driver’s License? A commercial driver’s license (CDL) […]

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Who Qualifies for the Test and Lock Program?

Who Qualifies for the Test and Lock Program

West Virginia implements an Alcohol Test and Lock Program for certain drivers charged with DUI. Keep reading today’s blog post to learn about the program’s IID installation requirements, who qualifies for participation, and what constitutes violations of the program. What Is the Test and Lock Program? Any individuals who commit certain DUI offenses must have […]

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What Happens If a Non-Resident Is Convicted of DUI in West Virginia?

What Happens If a Non-Resident Is Convicted of DUI in West Virginia

In most DUI cases, a DUI education course will be required of offenders. The West Virginia requirement still stands for drivers outside of the state, who may be allowed to complete a course within their state of residency. In this blog, I discuss the DUI education course for out-of-state drivers and what documentation they will […]

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