When you drink alcohol or use some other chemical substance or you combine both alcohol and other substances, and then you drive, you may endanger your life as well as lives of those you love and other passengers and people on the road. In such case you committed the crime of OWI – Operating while intoxicated or impaired. In some states, this is also called DUI – Driving under the influence, or DWI – Driving while intoxicated. OWI is the cause of a great number of accidents in which many people are killed or permanently disabled.
Operating while intoxicated or impaired is illegal and punishable by law. There are many serious sentences, and in some states you may be charged even for the felony. The courts, states, local governments, law enforcement, and some private agencies, joined their forces and now are working together on reducing and preventing numerous accidents which are results of OWI.
The level of alcohol in your blood can be seen through the measurement of blood alcohol content or through the breath test. In almost every state having BAC.08% or more is considered to be under the influence of alcohol. When you are stopped by a police and asked to do the sobriety test, do not refuse to do it. If you refuse to do that test, or if you do it and it shows that your BAC is over the boundaries of allowed, you will be punished in some way. A 2nd owi offense can result in a suspension of your driver’s license for a certain period of time, or you may be arrested and sent to jail. It is possible that you get out of jail within only a few hours of your arrest, or if that is not possible, you can ask the judge to release you at the first court hearing.
In such circumstances, you will need a good and experienced lawyer with many years of experience and many obtained cases and satisfied clients. If you are from Wisconsin, then one of the best in this field of law there is Nathan Dineen. Attorney Nathan Dineen practices 100% OWI Defence and he has been recognized by many magazines and organizations as the best in many aspects. He will certainly help you to get out of jail quickly. You may be even asked to wear SCRAM bracelet when you get out of jail for a period of time that they consider is enough, or you may ask for it voluntarily. It measures alcohol consumption through measuring of your perspiration and when enough samples are gathered and sent to a remote computer to be analyzed and there they are monitored and interpreted. During the period you wear this bracelet you must not drink any alcohol or use any product that contains alcohol such as perfume, mouthwash, beverage, etc. If you violate this condition you that will have negative consequences during sentencing. But, if you wear it voluntarily that, on the other hand, may have a significant positive impact on your sentencing.