Using Cannabis in Utah Can be Convicted as Stoned Driving – Legislator is trying to authorize felony prosecutions of the drivers with THC in their blood

By |2020-01-06T23:00:20-07:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Utah Laws|

A legislator in Utah is working on plans to introduce a bill that makes drivers presumptively impaired when they exceed certain THC blood levels. State Rep Steve Waldrip states they are “treating marijuana intoxication as a lesser offense then alcohol intoxication” because it is stated that THC blood levels unlike alcohol blood levels, are not a [...]

DUI Checkpoints in May 2019 for Utah

By |2019-05-30T10:39:34-06:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: DUI Utah, Ignition Interlock Devices, Utah Laws|

Legal notices are put out from time to time from the State of Utah and from specific cities including Taylorsville from the Unified Police Department. The checkpoints are setup in hopes to reduce drunk driving. As the notice stated “UPD hopes Utah drivers will make safe, alternative plans to prevent impaired driving.” State law requires DUI [...]

DUI Law Changes in Idaho, Utah and California

By |2019-01-10T21:49:56-07:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Beathalyzers, DUI Utah, Ignition Interlock Devices, Utah Laws|

Interlock devices require that drivers blow into a breathalyzer to make sure they are sober before driving. A bill was passed in 2019 in Idaho that requires ignition interlock devices to be equipped with cameras to make sure it is the driver’s breath being tested rather then a passenger in the vehicle. This new law takes [...]

Ask a Trooper What Should I know about Interlock Device

By |2018-11-10T08:04:55-07:00November 10th, 2018|Categories: Ignition Interlock Devices, Utah Laws|

In certain states the local law gives DUI and DWI offenders a second chance for driving privileges. This is done through the use of interlock devices which allow the user to regain full driving privileges immediately. This requires a valid driver's license and helps keep those that might have received a DUI able to drive and [...]

Utah’s Alcohol Law Changes in 2018 and New about Ignition Interlock Devices in Utah

By |2018-08-10T12:00:33-06:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Beathalyzers, Ignition Interlock Devices, Utah Laws|

The rate of Utah’s alcohol consumption has been increasing since 1996 which has been attributed to the draw to live in the state of Utah because of its strong economy and booming tourism industry. There is a higher demand for alcohol and tax revenue but as Daily Utah Chronicle states it comes as a considerable cost [...]

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