Consider it the new version of the old-fashioned "scarlet letter" when you see bright yellow plates with red lettering on an Ohioan's car.If you don't know this already, you should.
Does being a public figure make fighting the charge of operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI) of alcohol or drugs harder?
Summit county, home to Akron University and some of Ohio's major employers, saw a spike in the number of fatal vehicle crashes involving drivers under the influence of either drugs or alcohol.
Cold season is one of the most difficult times for people everywhere, especially if you have to drive. Not only can your cold leave you feeling thick-headed and dull your reflexes, cold medications can actually lead to a charge of "operating a vehicle while impaired."
State lawmakers permanently altered the legal landscape back in 2008 when they passed a measure, ultimately signed into law by then-Governor Ted Strickland, requiring ignition interlock devices to be installed on the vehicles of anyone convicted of repeat drunk driving offenses.