Some Helpful Tips During a DUI Stop

As criminal lawyers and Columbus Ohio DUI defense attorneys,  we are often asked what people should do when they are pulled over by the police and asked to take a field sobriety test. The usual advice is to remind people that they do not have to take either the breathalyzer or field sobriety test. Rather,… (read more)

Columbus DUI Checkpoints Tonight on Riverside Drive and Sawmill Road

Friday October 21, 2016 You may remember the recent post to our facebook page regarding the Columbus Police Department no longer maintaining an OVI Task force. While we noted that dismantling of this program may reduce the number of DUI checkpoints in Columbus, it is important to understand that DUI checkpoints in Columbus and its surrounding communities… (read more)

Happy Hour Westerville DUI Checkpoint Tonight by Franklin County DUI Task Force

Friday September 23, 2016 Just as happy hour ends at many bars and restaurants, the Franklin County DUI Task Force will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Westerville., Ohio The Westerville DUI Checkpoint is scheduled to be held from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. on Cleveland Ave. South of Hanawalt Road. 24 Hour Columbus and… (read more)

West Side Columbus DUI Checkpoint Tonight on Norton Road

Friday August 26, 2016 – Story updated to add 2 additional DUI Checkpoints in Columbus, Ohio According to the Franklin County DUI Task Force a Sobriety Checkpoint will be held tonight on the West Side of Columbus. Two more checkpoints have been added on Cleveland Ave. and near University District. 9 p.m. – 1 a.m…. (read more)

Franklin County DUI Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols Scheduled by Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies

Friday, August 19, 2016 Several Franklin County DUI Checkpoints are planned tonight for southeast Columbus and Franklin County. Multiple law enforcement agencies will be participating in these DUI Checkpoints including Columbus, Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 2 Checkpoints planned by the Franklin County DUI Task Force: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. DUI Checkpoint… (read more)

Two Columbus & Two Obetz Ohio DUI Checkpoints Scheduled Tonight

Friday July 29, 2016 DUI Checkpoints in Columbus and Obetz   There are four DUI checkpoints scheduled for tonight in Franklin County. 2 are scheduled by the Franklin County DUI Task Force, and 2 are scheduled by Columbus Police.   8pm – 2am DUI Checkpoint – Alum Creek Drive south of Williams Rd 8pm-2am DUI… (read more)

Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoints on Riverside Drive and Refugee Rd. Tonight

Friday June 10, 2016 Columbus, OH DUI Checkpoint If you live in or near Columbus, today is bringing excellent weather for boating on O’Shaunessy or Griggs Reservoir or enjoying Happy Hour libations on a patio with friends. If your route home has you travelling down Riverside Drive you may find yourself being checked for alcohol… (read more)

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Checkpoint in Hilliard, Ohio

Friday May 27, 2016 DUI Checkpoint in Hilliard As we enter the Memorial Day holiday weekend, many of us think of this as the beginning of Summertime, and will be outdoors at the park, boating, camping or otherwise celebrating. On this holiday we celebrate as we remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice so… (read more)

Friday the Thirteenth DUI Checkpoint in Gahanna

Friday May 13, 2016 The Franklin County DUI Task Force has a DUI/OVI/Sobriety Checkpoint scheduled in the Gahanna area of Franklin County for this Friday the Thirteenth. The DUI Checkpoint is scheduled to be held on Hamilton Rd. south of Havens Corners Rd. The DUI Checkpoint between Gahanna and Blacklick is scheduled to be operated… (read more)

Distracted Driving: The New Battle to Keep Drivers Safe

We have all seen the familiar “It Can Wait” commercials interspersed with the more traditional drinking and driving campaigns lately. The ads are in response to a sharp rise in road fatalities in recent years. Road fatalities had been steadily falling for years and the new trend upwards is alarming, up 8 percent in 2015… (read more)