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My smart start malfunctioned and the company disconnected it. This caused my license to be suspended.
I had a DUI in Oct 2010 and another in Jan 2011 and went through a sobriety program which I finished in record time and have remained 100% sober since. I have not had one drop of alcohol in almost 3 years. One of the requirements of the program was to have an interlock device on my car. Well I was driving about a year ago and the device failed with an error message so I called the company. They told me to drive to their location, they said they had to disconnect and reconnect it and it would be fine they would just document it. However, as a result of this the Secretary of State suspended my license as a result. They believe I disconnected the Smart Start even though I have record from Smart Start that they disconnected it. My license is now suspended for another 2 years.
First I recommend that you hire an attorney. Second if you wish to handle this matter without an attorney make sure you...
What are the chances of getting your license back?
My son got a DUI in jan 2013 and was off probation in July 2014. He still has the interlock device. He is applying to the state to get his license back and the annual report from his device shows a .03 back in July. He was able to start it two days later without it being serviced. Does that mean it was a false positive? Should he even try to get his license back ? Will that be a guaranteed denial ? He doesn't care if the keep the machine in he just wants to drive where he wants and have less restrictions. He indicates he hasn't drank since his arrest. Sounds like if he is going to submit the paperwork to the state he will have to admit to drinking.
I would kindly but strongly recommend your son consult with a lawyer who handles a lot of AHS cases (used to be called...
I didn't get breathalyzed or a blood draw and got an MIP do i need a lawyer?
we were pulled over i was in the passenger seat and said i had been drinking and got an MIP but they didn't give me any type of test is this a fight able cause?
Your admission is damning, but it depends on whether proper protocol was followed. Hire a lawyer from here on AVVO and...
Did I violate my probation and what will happen now? DUI Rochester
I was convicted by a jury of DUI. I am one month into a year of probation. In lieu of JAMS testing, I have an interlock device from smart start and I'm required to blow between 8am and 9am every morning, which I've done without issue. However, this morning my key fob malfunctioned and I could not unlock my car (it's a new higher end car with no actual key). I went to the dealer (my wife drove me in her car) at 8:30am, they reprogrammed the key, but that didn't work. So we had to go to the Troy Motor Mall and get a new key fob, which had to be programmed as well. Got back to my car at 10:10, unlocked my car and submitted a successful clean test. I have the paperwork from the dealer and the phone calls, etc. I figured it was no big deal but several coworkers are telling me that 52-3 probation office will definitely violate me for being an hour late on the test, and that I will probably go jail or get WAMM weekends and fines, etc. Is this true? I don't think I did anything wrong at all and I did everything I could (short of smashing my own window) and I haven't drank a drop of alcohol. But I'm hearing none of that matters, I'm screwed...
Your should call your attorney about this. I would recommend documenting your efforts, and seeking a EGT test asap....
What to do? My mom convicted of DUI after accident on ice; doesn't understand she's been convicted. Court-appointed lawyer
Last winter, we were hit with an ice storm here in Michigan. My mom was on her way home from the grocery store beginning of the storm (3pm), hit a patch of ice and slid off the road and into a very small tree, at a low speed. There was no damage to anything except her OLD car, which the insurance company totaled (it was too old). However, the police decided to arrest her because he asked her if she had anything to drink. Of course she hadn't, but she had taken a Norco, as prescribed by her doctor. My mother has a previously broken back, so shopping is hard for her. Drug test came back - she had nanograms of Norco in her system, along with nanograms of Xanax from the previous night, which she also has a prescription for. My dad has been taking her to court, but now they are talking to me about probation! I asked if she was convicted of a DUI and both say "I don't know what happened". Neither seem to know what the judge did!!! Is this normal to get a DUI for small traces of Norco and Xanax in your blood, even with a script? And is it malpractice by the court-appointed attorney? They don't know what's going on! No previous criminal history. Thank you!
There is nowhere near enough information in your question to give you a complete response. You first need to know if...
How can I get my license plate back and how much will it cost?
A friend drove my car and got a DUI. I had admitted in the police report that I knew he was drinking as I was with him, but he was in better shape to drive. He was sentenced to jail today and I was told the only way to get my plate back is to not have knowledge that he was drinking. I had gotten a notorized affidavit that I did not know about his previous record which I did not, but that is sufficient to get my plate back. I do not want to lie under oath. I have never been in trouble and simply want my plate back and I don't know what to do. Please help.....
You should have a temporary plate on the car now. When the case for your friend is over, and there is no forfeiture,...
Still charged with DUI?
My Mother was visiting South Lyon MI and got pulled over for her tail light being out. A road side test was conducted and she failed her breathlyzer with .19 BAC. Cop told her that he didn't want to deal with her passenger (was passed out and vomited) so he was not going to arrest her but car was impounded. He gave her a ticket for Tail lights being out and improper turn. Will she still get charged for a dui if not arrested?
If there was no arrest and no evidentiary chemical test was given, it sounds like she may have dodge a huge missile....