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June 2012 Archives

DUI charges for Michigan mom after daughter reported her

It is not often in this column that we talk about children. More often, as many of my Michigan readers know, I discuss stories about people in our state who have been charged with a DUI offense. Today, however, our report involves a young girl who recently made the grown-up decision to tell authorities when she thought that her mother had had too much to drink to drive.

Michigan man faces DUI from driving a wheelchair

Usually when I post on my blog, I talk about drunk driving cases involving cars. However, in one recent case, a man was arrested and charged with a DUI after he allegedly took a motorized wheelchair for a ride while intoxicated. This unique incident, which occurred in the city of Utica, resulted in the 55-year-old man's seventh arrest for drunk driving, dating back to 1984.

Study says driving sleepy is nearly the same as driving drunk

As many of my readers in Michigan know, I often talk about the reasons that people end up behind the wheel of a car after drinking. It can be easy for some to end up with a DUI charge after only a couple of drinks with dinner. It is very common, I have noted, for someone to not realize that they are intoxicated when they get behind the wheel.