Posts filed under Ohio Drugs and Driving

Drug Recognition Experts: An Effective Tool or Junk Science?

Imagine a situation where someone is driving erratically, crossing over lanes, swerving, and seems to be impaired.  Police pull this driver over and does a field sobriety test which includes a breathalyzer, but no alcohol is detected in their system because the driver didn’t drink alcohol, but took drugs instead.   If it seems the driver… (read more)

Marijuana & Ohio DUI Laws

In all 50 states, drivers can be guilty of DUI (driving under the influence) if they have been using marijuana. There’s increased focus on marijuana and impaired driving, especially after 2 states – Colorado and Washington – legalized marijuana’s recreational use. In Ohio, marijuana isn’t legal for recreational nor medical purposes; however, it is helpful… (read more)