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January 2016 Archives

How to Handle a Traffic Stop

If you are pulled over for a traffic stop you have nothing to fear, in fact it is the police officer that may be fearful because they never know what situation they are walking into. A police officer may pull you over for any traffic violation, no matter how minor. If you are ever pulled over, do not fight with the police or disrespect the officer, it will worsen your situation and ruin both your day and the officer's. 

NTSB calls for lowering of drunk driving BAC limit

Florida drivers may face drunk driving charges when toxicology testing reveals that their blood alcohol level is .08 percent or higher, but safety proposals released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Jan. 13 call for the reduction of this limit to .05 percent. The safety agency says that virtually all other nations already have a .05 percent limit in place, and only the U.S., Canada and Iran allow motorists with blood alcohol levels of above .05 percent to drive legally.

Dangers of Social Media During a Lawsuit

Social media seems to run into every aspect of modern lives with the rise in mobile technology and social sites such as Facebook and Instagram. These social media sites are often utilized as fun tools to reconnect with old friends or keep in touch with current ones. However, lurking behind the fun of social media is great potential to damage your case in a divorce, custody or alimony battle. The opposing party may use your statuses, posts and photos as evidence in trial. If you are going through a legal battle stop and think before you post or before you allow someone to tag you in a post, "If a judge saw this post or photograph and nothing else, would this harm, benefit or have a neutral impact on my case?"