Tag Archives: Drivers’ License

House File 2454 – changes for OWI driving sanctions are on the horizon

During the past legislative session, the Iowa Legislature passed a bill which contains some important changes concerning driving privileges and work permits for those accused of Operating While Intoxicated (OWI or DUI) in Iowa. The most dramatic change affects Defendant’s … Continue reading

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Department of Transportation hearing following an OWI/DUI

I recently met with a University of Iowa student that had been charged with a 1st Offense Operating While Intoxicated.  She contacted my office and as a standard procedure I requested a hearing with the Iowa Department of Transportation to … Continue reading

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Should I take a breath test?

The most common question asked of lawyers who do Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI or DUI) work is: “Should I take a breath test if I’m accused of OWI, DWI or DUI?” Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading

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