DWI When You Have a CDL

Under Missouri law, operators of commercial motor vehicles have heightened standards with which they must comply when it comes to drinking and driving. While drivers of passenger vehicles commit DWI when they drive with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or more, drivers of commercial motor vehicles commit DWI when they drive with a […]
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How Dram Shop Laws Could Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

Missouri’s dram shop statute, located at Mo. Rev. Stat. § 537.053, establishes a personal injury cause of action against establishments that sell alcohol by the drink for consumption on the premises in selected circumstances. These establishments typically include bars, restaurants that serve alcohol, nightclubs, VFW halls, pool halls, and similar places. Under this statute, when […]
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What Are Ignition Interlock Devices and How Do They Work?

An ignition interlock device (IID) is a small device that attaches to the ignition of a vehicle. To operate your vehicle, you first must blow into the device; if the IID registers any alcohol in your breath, then the vehicle will not start. IIDs can help ensure that individuals who have been convicted of DWI […]
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