The Utah DUI Trial Lawyer blog addresses the .08 Breath/Blood Alcohol Limit, driver’s licenses, field sobriety tests, hiring an attorney, impaired/metabolite DUI, intoxilyzer, saturation patrols and checkpoints, and the latest in Utah DUI sentencings. The author of this blog, Glen W. Neely, has been defending people accused of DUI since 1998.
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When a person is arrested in Utah for DUI and taken to jail, many things can happen. A person can be ordered bail, usually in the range of $1500 to $2500 depending on additional charges for a first offense, or sometimes they are released on their own recognizance (meaning the jail has...
I was interviewed by a paper in St. George Utah. A guest writer Brittany Stoker wrote the following for my Blog. According to current law, police officers are prohibited from pulling people over unless there is a reason for them to suspect that a person is breaking the law (reasonable...
Chris Jones from Channel 2 News Utah interviewed me about the UHP's handling of Trooper Steed's misdeeds. In 2010, Channel interviewed me and UHP. UHP told Channel 2 if Channel 2 was to pull other arrests that Trooper Steed was involved in, no misdeeds would be found. Channel 2...
I have cases ongoing with this Trooper. She testified in Court that she has received two reprimands. The Highway Patrol will not turn over that information. The Court ordered them to do so, and now they are still fighting to keep the information about the Trooper quiet....
Channel 2 did a story on Trooper Steed about year and reported on her wrongful arrest of a man that was handicapped. Once again, they have put the spotlight on her. There was recently a settlement for a lawsuit filed against her when she consistently Tasered a man sitting in his...
There is an incorrect assumption out there that if you get a DUI, you are required to carry SR22 high risk insurance. NOT TRUE. Utah did not jump on that bandwagon, yet! SR22 Insurance is only required in the state of Utah if a person is convicted of not having insurance....
Maybe you went out for a nice meal with your spouse and both of you decided to indulge in a glass of wine (or two). When it came time to leave the restaurant, you decided that you were totally fine to drive, despite imbibing alcohol. After all, it was only one glass (or...
Guest writer, Allison Gamble, wrote and interesting article for me to post regarding the who, what, when, where, why, and how of alcohol. Thanks Allison. People and Alcohol Humans' love of alcohol is millennia old despite the obvious downsides of alcohol abuse. Even with the traffic...
John Bishop is a 37-year-old man from Salt Lake City, Utah, who will spend the next 25 years of his life in prison for his role as driver in a crash that took place on April Fool’s Day of last year. The accident killed a 26-year-old passenger in the car at the time, and injured two...
This article came out today wherein there is going to be a crack down on impaired drivers in the Zion's Utah area. Notice the quote from Zion Superintendent Jock Whitworth on the last line. “Our message is simple and unwavering – if you are found driving while...