What is the Difference Between DWI and Driving with Excessive BAC?

Under Mo. Rev. Stat. § 577.012, individuals commit the offense of driving with excessive blood alcohol content (BAC) if their BAC measures 0.08% or more. If the driver is operating a commercial vehicle, then the BAC limit for this offense falls to 0.04% or more. This offense is strictly based on BAC levels, not on […]
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What is an Ignition Interlock Device and When Am I Required to Install One?

An ignition interlock device (IID) is a device installed on the ignition of vehicles that measures the blood alcohol content (BAC) of individuals when they blow into it. The device generates a monthly monitoring report of any times that the breath test registered above the BAC limit or if the driver attempted to circumvent or […]
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How Accurate Are Chemical Tests Used in DWI Cases?

The results of breath, blood, or urine tests are often presented in DWI cases as proof that the defendant was intoxicated while behind the wheel. But, these tests are not always accurate. Here’s what you need to know about the accuracy of chemical tests used in DWI cases: Urine Tests Most DWI experts would agree […]
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