Utah's recent bill lowering the blood alcohol limit from 0.08 to 0.05 is another example of overreaching legislation creating an even more arbitrary "per se" crime that has little to no bearing on whether someone is actually impaired.  With the implementation of House Bill 155, Utah...

The Washington State Supreme Court recently reversed the Division 2 Court of Appeals ruling in State v. Robison. In doing so, the DUI warning requirements that law enforcement must provide to a suspect prior to administering a BAC test have been relaxed.In this particular case,...

Few realize that driving while sleep-deprived can be just as hazardous as driving while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs.  The Spokesman-Review reports a recent study completed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows the crash risk associated with having four hours of sleep or less...

Attorney Brendan Kidd recently presented on the topic of DUI's and Department of Licensing administrative hearings at the annual criminal law continuing legal education (CLE) seminar for the Spokane Bar Association. Brendan has had the honor of speaking at this CLE for the past three years,...