Monthly Archives: December 2012

It Can Happen to ANYONE

If it can happen to you, then it can happen to them … and it actually did earlier this month. Two off-duty Seattle police officers were arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after they allegedly switched seats in a car believed to be involved in a hit-and-run collision. One of the officers allegedly… Continue Reading »

Holiday DUI Emphasis Patrols Up and Running

The holiday season is once again upon us. And for law enforcement that means increased drunk driving patrols and more DUI investigations in and around Washington State. As an example of this, public records indicate that more than 50 people were arrested for drunken driving during the Thanksgiving week. One of these arrests actually included… Continue Reading »

Assault and Domestic Violence

A domestic violence assault is considered to be any assault that occurs between family or household members, or between people who have, or have had, a dating relationship. An assault in Washington State is defined as any intentional touching of another person that is harmful or offensive. A touching is considered offensive if it would… Continue Reading »

IID Exemption – Driving for Work

When someone loses his privilege to drive in Washington State due to a DUI arrest, he may be permitted to operate a motor vehicle during the suspension period so long as he obtains an ignition interlock license (IIL). This, of course, requires the installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) into any vehicle he intends… Continue Reading »