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Hit and Run: Avoiding a DWI

Hit and Run: Avoiding a DWI No one wants to be involved in a car wreck because they were intoxicated or have to go to court because they didn’t make other plans for their ride. Hit and run charges are often the result of the driver trying to avoid getting arrested for a DWI. Judges […]

Guide to Flight From an Officer Under 14:108.1 in Louisiana

Guide to Flight From an Officer Under 14:108.1 in Louisiana Did you know that the fight or flight reflex was originally described by American physiologist Walter Bradford Cannon in 1915? He talked about the biological response of being threatened that leads to increased adrenaline, heart rate, and respiration. A person dealing with threat or trauma can […]

Understanding Improper Lane Use in Louisiana

Understanding Improper Lane Use in Louisiana Imagine you’re driving through Livingston or Ascension, LA and you see flashing lights behind you. This is the last thing anyone ever wants to see. The officer tells you that you made an improper lane change. Do you even know what that means? How much will the ticket cost? […]

Careless Operation Charges in Louisiana

Careless Operation Charges in Louisiana Reckless drivers are everywhere. In the state of Louisiana, there were more than 40,000 accidents resulting in an injury in 2020. 98,000 others resulted in property damage only.  There were many different causes for these accidents. Most of them shared one thing in common: they led to careless operation charges. […]

Article 892.1 in Louisiana: How to Protect Your Driving Record from a Traffic Ticket

Article 892.1 in Louisiana: How to Protect Your Driving Record from a Traffic Ticket Article 892.1 in Louisiana gives you a way to get a traffic ticket off your driving record but the judge must sentence you under the provision. Driving offenses are not a light matter. Almost 1,000 Louisiana residents died in highway collisions […]

Reckless Driving Penalties in Louisiana

Reckless Driving Penalties in Louisiana Did you know that the number of US traffic deaths increased by 18.4% in the first half of 2021? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted behavioral research that showed that the number of people not wearing a seatbelt and speeding has increased. They have seen an increasing trend of […]

How Long Does a DWI Count Against Your insurance in Louisiana?

How Long Does a DWI Count Against Your insurance in Louisiana? In Louisiana, the standard laws surrounding driving while intoxicated cases are quite straightforward and set on the point. They offer up extensive and severe penalties on DWI offenders. Furthermore, with each DWI case, you’re involved in, the penalties to be faced increase, in terms […]

What To Do If You Get Pulled Over Without A License

Are you wondering what to do if you get pulled over without a license? This post will give you all the information you need.

Reckless Driving Vs Negligent Driving

Reckless Driving Vs Negligent Driving Reckless driving vs. negligent driving: Do you want to know the difference between the two? Read on to learn everything! Reckless Driving Vs. Negligent Driving Wondering about reckless driving vs. negligent driving? This post will give you all the info you need to know. The difference between reckless driving, also known […]

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Can My DWI/DUI Be Reduced to Reckless Driving in Louisiana?

Can my DWI/DUI be reduced to reckless driving in Louisiana? They will guide you through the necessary steps to take in your case.

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