Driving under the influence does not just refer to the influence of alcohol. If you have been found operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs, you could be facing serious charges. Fortunately, there are many defense strategies that might be able to be applied to your case in order to reduce your charges or dismiss them altogether.
To learn more about your legal options, get in touch with a Fairfax DUID lawyer from Carleton Penn III. Since 1982, our attorney has defended the rights of clients facing criminal charges and established a track record of success.
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The law states that any individual who is operating a motor vehicle under the influence of any sort of drug, whether prescription drugs, illegal drugs, or other combination is liable to be charged if he or she is too impaired to operate the vehicle or is found to have a blood concentration of a drug at certain levels.
An individual may be charged with DUID if they are found with the following, and more:
In addition, a police officer’s reasonable suspicion that an individual might have drugs in his or her system can be grounds enough for an arrest. If convicted for drugged driving, the individual will be subject to Virginia’s DUI penalties.
If you have been charged with drugged driving, you need to get in touch with a trusted Fairfax DUI attorney as soon as possible. At Carleton Penn III, we can help you navigate your charges and pursue the best possible outcome on your behalf.
Contact us today for more information about our firm and how we can help you.