6.18.2013

Why Both Drugs and Alcohol Can Get You a DUI

Written by: The Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata

The acronym DUI stands for driving under the influence. This is not limited to the influence of alcohol, though most DUI cases tend to be a drunk driving arrest. Drugs, such as marijuana, meth and LSD, can result in a DUI that’s even more serious than being caught drunk. If found in possession or under the influence of one of these drugs, you could be facing worse than just a DUI charge, which is already a very serious charge in Las Vegas.

In the event of a drug DUI, you’ll likely see even less leniency than you would with alcohol. Your best bet is to find Las Vegas DUI defense lawyers who really know what they’re doing. If you hire an experienced Las Vegas DUI attorney when you’re arrested for a DUI, whether the substance in question is a drug or alcohol, they’ll work hard to reduce your sentence and soften the penalties you receive. While there aren’t any guarantees, you’ll have guidance and experience on your side against this serious charge.

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