You decided to have a few drinks while you were at the pub or another venue watching the big game with your friends. You thought you were in good shape to drive home, but you had second thoughts when you saw the flashing lights of a police car behind you. Now, you are facing charges for drunk driving due to one mistake you made. Here are some things you need to understand as you battle against these charges.
No matter where it happens, operating a vehicle on public roads while intoxicated poses a serious threat to everyone. Because of the hazard drinking and driving creates for every driver, every state in the nation has laws that establish penalties for driving while under the influence. However, almost every state's DUI laws are unique and Alabama is no exception.