Monthly Archives: January 2010

DUI, DWI, and OWI…What’s the Difference?

So what’s the difference? In Iowa, no matter what you call it, OWI or DUI, DWI or OMVI, Drinking and Driving or just plain bad luck, it’s a violation of the Code of Iowa Chapter 321J.2. Continue reading

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It’s my first OWI and I took a breath test – so why are they taking my license for a year?

Under most circumstances when someone is arrested for a first offense OWI and agrees to take a breath test, they are given notice that they’ll lose their license for six months.  But when that person has an .02 violation on … Continue reading

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