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NH House Committee Vote: Ban DUI Roadblocks

Committee: Ban Roadblocks A NH House Committee voted 12-8 in favor of recommending passage of a Bill that would ban all so-called “DWI Checkpoints” – also known as DUI Roadblocks — in New Hampshire. Inefficient and Costly Cove…

NH Bar's Premiere DWI Litigation Seminar: Today

Today, Ted Lothstein will be the chairperson and a lecturer at a seminar presented by the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Committee of the New Hampshire Bar Association. The program is entitled: “Drunk Driving and Drugged Driving Litigation.&#…

20 Years in Prison for DWI?

Texas Repeat Offenders Need Uber An ABC television affiliate in Upshur County, Texas reports this week that a 53-year old man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his 4th DWI. Yes, 20 years in prison for a DWI that did not involve a traffic accide…

Limited License Law Ruined by DMV (AGAIN)

The “limited license” law, which most people call a hardship license or work permit, has been on the books for less than a year.  I hope that a good Bill to amend our limited license law starts working through the legislature. The law ha…

CA Police Test First Marijuana Breathalyzer

CA Police Go to the Dogs with Hound Labs According to a press release from a company called Hound Labs, police in California have field tested the very first breathalyzer designed to detect THC from both smoked marijuana, and so-called “edibles…

Legislature Undermines Critical DWI Reform

Just six months ago, the legislature made effective a critical new law that allows first-time DWI offenders to obtain a limited license for part of their minimum period of license suspension. We put up a whole page on our website to educate people ab…
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Legislature Eliminates Captured Sample Requirement

The Governor has signed Senate Bill 379, which eliminates the long-standing requirement that Intoxilyzer breath testing machines in police departments capture a preserved sample of the subject’s breath. For decades, our clients have sent these…

7 Arrested During Bike Week Roadblock

On this page on June 10, 2016, we warned our readers that the State Police would target bikers and other tourists visiting NH by conducting a DWI “Checkpoint” or Roadblock in New Hampton during bike week. According to the Concord Patch we…

State Police Announce 'Operation Arrest Dad'

Dads Beware! June 19 is Father’s Day, right? Well, dad would be well advised to forgo traditional Father’s Day activities such as enjoying a couple beers on the golf course or at a BBQ at Fort Foster, Newcastle Beach, etc. ,,, because Tro…

DWI Roadblock Targets Bike Week

The State Police have announced that they have obtained authorization for a so-called “Sobriety Checkpoint” – a dragnet used to detect impaired drivers that often results in arrests for other crimes such as drug possession or drivin…

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