DUI AND DWI
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Driving under the influence can have serious consequences for your health and for those around you. On top of that, getting charged with a DUI can have serious and lasting legal consequences on your life and your work. Our experienced attorneys are here to help represent you and get your life back on the road.
DUI generally includes driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent it impairs your physical and mental faculties, or driving while you have a blood alcohol level above 0.08. The offense is mistakenly known as “drunk driving." This is because you don’t have to be drunk, or driving, in order to be convicted of a DUI.
It is important to remember that Washington State's implied consent law means that if you refuse to submit to a chemical test you will be subject to a fine and automatic license suspension.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU'VE BEEN PULLED OVER AFTER DRINKING
Every Washington driver should know how to protect themselves if they are pulled after you have consumed drugs (including cannabis) or alcohol: