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What to Know About Transporting an Open Container of Alcohol

Unlike many states that have strict open container laws, when it comes to transporting open containers of alcohol in a vehicle, Missouri is one of the least restrictive states in the country. Currently, no Missouri state law makes it illegal to have an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.
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Filing for Limited Driving Privileges

A limited driving privilege (LDP), often referred to as a “hardship license,” allows you to drive to and from authorized destinations while your driver’s license is suspended or revoked and you are currently ineligible for reinstatement.
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DUI with a Child in the Car

In Missouri, driving while in an intoxicated condition is a serious offense. A defendant convicted of DWI may face severe punishment, including massive fines, jail time, license suspension or revocation, and other devastating, life-changing consequences.
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DUI Diversion Programs: Do You Qualify?

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Missouri, you undoubtedly want to figure out how you can keep a DUI conviction off of your criminal record. A DUI can keep you from getting the education or job you want, disqualify you from receiving loans, increase the cost of your auto insurance, and even affect your custody of your children.
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Understanding DUI Tests

If you are faced with charges in Missouri for Driving Under the Influence (DUI), you must learn more about your rights and responsibilities under state DUI laws. Your actions before, during, and after you were stopped may alter the outcome of a DUI arrest.
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Yes, a DUI Is Worth Fighting

If you’ve been arrested for a DUI, commonly referred to as a DWI (driving while intoxicated) in Kansas, you may feel you have to accept whatever penalties are handed down to you. However, a DUI charge in Missouri is almost always worth fighting, even if you know you were intoxicated at the time of the incident.
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Dispelling DUI Myths for Missouri Drivers

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 5,477 crashes where alcohol was involved or where there was suspected alcohol use in 2019. While there isn’t a crash every time someone drives under the influence, there’s often a different consequence – a DUI.
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Driving High: What Happens If I Get a Marijuana DUI?

In the last decade, there has been a 34% decrease in the number of alcohol-related driving fatalities. That’s good news. There is also bad news. During the same period, the number of drug-related driving fatalities has increased by 49%. The opioid crisis has played a role in the jump; so has marijuana.
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