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Drunk driving charge follows Nebraska car accident

Anyone who has driven knows how easy it is to exit the lane in which he or she is driving. Often something as simple as a slight curve in the road can cause such an event. However, a man in Nebraska now faces allegations of drunk driving after an incident between two cars sent a woman to the hospital.

Drunk driving charges for Nebraska state senator

There is not a single person who has not made some sort of mistake in his or her life. Unfortunately, depending on the person's position, a mistake for some could mean additional personal and professional consequences, including media scrutiny. The best a person can hope for is to learn from their mistakes and ensure they do not repeat them in the future. Such appears to be the case for a Nebraska state senator who is accused of drunk driving.

Man accused of drunk driving following Nebraska crash

An accident that results in a serious injury is always a tragedy. However, there is often a need to hold someone accountable for such an accident even if it was a matter of a simple mistake or miscalculation. Unfortunately, a man is now accused of drunk driving following a crash in Nebraska that sent a woman to the hospital.

Drunk driving accusations follow Nebraska crash

Any driver in Nebraska is likely aware of the many potential distractions while driving. This is especially true when there are children in the car -- something as simple as handing a child a snack can cause a car to drift over the centerline, causing an accident. Unfortunately, a driver know faces accusations of drunk driving after a recent crash.

How field sobriety tests impact drunk driving arrests

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is a serious offense in Nebraska. As the consequences for drunk driving are serious and typically involve a loss of driving privileges or even jail time, officers must be certain that an arrest is justified. Rather than relying on gut feelings regarding a driver's level of intoxication, police will use various tests to ascertain a driver's level of intoxication.

Drunk driving at center of law enforcement experiment

The average Nebraska driver is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. However, this same driver often does not realize when he or she has crossed the line and should not get behind the wheel of a car. For some, one drink is too much; others may be able to drink more. Regardless, if one is arrested for drunk driving, he or she will need to present a defense for the charges.

Police arrest 78-year-old Nebraska woman for drunk driving

An alleged attempted hit-and-run led police to arrest a Nebraska woman. Accused of driving under the influence in addition to other charges, she is currently being held in lieu of $15,000 bond and could face a possible six years behind bars. These types of serious consequences are not uncommon for drunk driving charges that involve causing bodily harm to another person.

Nebraska woman faces 7 criminal charges, including drunk driving

On their own, criminal charges for driving drunk can have serious consequences. These potential consequences can be exacerbated by additional criminal charges, which are not uncommon during drunk driving arrests. A Nebraska woman is currently facing at least seven charges for allegedly causing a fatal accident while under the influence of alcohol.

Blood draws for drunk driving do not need warrant, state says

The Nebraska Supreme Court recently ruled that blood draws taken without warrants can still be used, going against a precedent laid out by the U.S. Supreme Court. Many drivers submit to blood draws only after being threatened with criminal charges for drunk driving. At least one attorney has stated that he plans to ask the nation's highest court to review the Nebraska court's decision.

Woman faces drunk driving charges after fatal accident

The death of a child is a tragedy beyond words. To lose a child in an accident is a devastation from which many families do not recover. However, to be the one held responsible for the accident that resulted in the child's death may be just as unbearable. One woman is facing drunk driving charges along with the knowledge that the Nebraska accident that occurred while she was behind the wheel resulted in the death of a 6-year-old girl.

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