Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

Penalties for Drunk Drivers in Alaska

If you have been in an accident caused by a drunk driver

You may be wondering what kind of punishment the person will face. They may have caused irreparable damage to you, your vehicle, and others in the car. The driver may have even been convicted of drunk driving in the past, but got their license back in the meantime. Irresponsible drivers like this should face justice, which is why there are plenty of punishments in place for DUIs in Alaska.

The penalties for drunk drivers in Alaska vary, depending on whether or not it’s the person’s first offense if the accident impacted others, and how long ago their previous conviction occurred, if they have one.

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Find Out What You Can Recover After Being Injured by an Impaired Driver

Find Out What You Can Recover

Shortly before the Christmas holidays, Anchorage law enforcement officials challenged the community to refrain from drinking and driving. To bring awareness to their campaign, police erected a Christmas tree and said they’d add a blue-ribbon ornament to the tree for each charge of impaired driving.

How’d it go?

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Discover Why Accidents With Stoned Drivers Has Doubled in a Nearby State

Discover Why Accidents With Stoned Drivers

Even though recreational marijuana use in Alaska has been legal since 2015, there’s reason to believe the move could have devastating effects for drivers in our state.

Hopefully, those of us here in the Last Frontier state will not experience the devastation that legalized pot has had in nearby Washington state.

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Disturbing Statistics About Pot-Impaired Driving

Disturbing Statistics About Pot-Impaired Driving

In late June, a Portland woman was sentenced to 18 months in jail for driving under the influence of marijuana when she lost control of her car in an accident that killed her boyfriend last year.

According to law enforcement officials, the woman appeared dazed at the scene and could not remember being involved in an accident.

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Why Are DUI Arrests Up at Anchorage Airport?

Why Are DUI Arrests Up at Anchorage Airport?

A recent news report tells of an alarming increase in DUI (driving under the influence) arrests at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. What’s behind the uptick? We’ll talk about it in this issue.

Remember, if someone in a large truck injures you, you need qualified legal representation to secure the justice and compensation you deserve.

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“Melrose Place” Actress Goes to Prison Again For Drunk Driving

Melrose Place

Amy Locane, an actress known for her appearances on the 1990s TV hit “Melrose Place,” has received prison time for a drunk driving accident that led to the death of a 60-year-old woman. What’s particularly striking is that this is the second sentencing for the 2010 incident. In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers … Read more