As reported in a local news outlet, a recent educational and awareness event conducted by numerous coordinating state agencies that focused on juvenile drinking, drug use and driving featured both goggles and giggles.
OK, this story is Colorado-based, but close your eyes for a few seconds and see if you can wrap your mind around the possibility that such a thing could just as easily happen in Idaho.
For Idahoans across the state who like to congregate with friends and family members after work to socialize and lift a glass or two of suds, what could promise to be more inviting than St. Patrick's Day falling on a Friday this year?
In a few short days, it's -- drum roll -- Super Bowl Sunday.
We note on our website at the Coeur d'Alene law firm of Palmer George & Taylor PLL that, in criminal cases, "We hold the prosecution to the strictest standards."
Driving while intoxicated puts everyone on the road at risk and it should never be done. The state of Idaho takes DUIs very seriously and the legal consequences for a DUI conviction reflect this. While most people recognize that they should not drive while intoxicated, many do not know how serious the legal consequences are and how profound of an impact a DUI charge may have on their future.