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Driving Under The Influence
Take their keys away: When trying to keep someone from driving under the influence, you are reasoning with someone who has impaired reasoning. If they cannot be reasoned with action may be necessary. ...Read more
Take their: Keys! Do what ever it takes to keep them from driving. ...Read more
Intoxication: Any psychoactive drug can impair ones ability to perform even the most menial and familiar tasks. Some drug effects are more obvious than others (alcohol, for instance) while others may have more subtle effects. If a psychoactive drug is prescribed (a pain killer for instance) a warning will appear on the label. ...Read more
No: But be careful the first time you use it. ...Read more
Can you be arrested for driving under the influence of wellbutrin (bupropion) or other psychiatric meds?
I'm on felony dwi probation. Took drug and alcohol urine test last month, they said I failed for alcohol. I 100% didn't drink! Now I'm probably going to be revoked and go to jail. What can I do about this? There is no way I should have failed it. How accurate a
Depends on test: If the test they did was a urine ethyl glucuronide (etg) or ethyl sulfide (es), the federal government (samhsa) has said this particular test is too sensitive to things like breathing in the fumes of skin sanitizers like purell or alcohol in mouthwashes. They state that it should not be used for forensic (legal) purposes. If you don't have a lawyer, get one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have drugs metobolizing in your system would it be in the blood or urine last I had a zanax in my system got charged with dwi my blood came back neg so could my urine still be dirty?
Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) will be detectable in a urinalysis test for up to 3 days. A urinalysis test result can be extremely variable based on a persons weight, body mass index, fluid intake and amount of exercise one does. Also, if you have a prescription for xanax (alprazolam) is will be important to bring this information forward during your case. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Money, addiction: Our biology makes us want to crave certain drugs which enhance experience, diminish stress or simply blot out our troubles. Suppliers of drugs take advantage of these needs by selling drugs, getting people 'hooked', and controlling this market. Drug use would diminish substantially if there were no profit. ...Read more
Blacking out: Blacking out while driving can occur for many different medical problems. This can pose a public safety concern! Please be evaluated by your physician if you feel that you may be experiencing black outs during driving. ...Read more
Turn around: If you encounter a flooded road while driving, turn around and go another way. If you are caught on a flooded road with water rising rapidly around you, get out of the car and move to higher ground as soon as possible. Most cars can be swept away by less than two feet of rapidly moving water. ...Read more
RETest: If you are suspicious that driving might be dangerous; an anonymous report to the dmv would result in retesting for vision and driving skills. Sometimes they are able to show that driving is still possible if limited to daytime driving or under special circumstances. This can get you as a family member out of the position of being the "bad guy" and provides an objective evaulation of them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer