DUI and DWI are simply shorthand terms which refer to certain laws against dangerous driving. In Virginia, both are covered under the same Code section.
Every year on July 1st, all of the new laws from the previous General Assembly session go into effect. This year, these laws largely focused on traffic crimes.
In order to qualify for restricted driving privileges in Virginia, you must install an ignition interlock device on your vehicles.
Yes. Generally, you’ll lose your Virginia concealed handgun permit for either three or five years after a DUI conviction.
A DUI conviction in Virginia will stay on your driving record for 11 years, and will remain on your criminal record for the rest of your life.
There are 5 general ways to receive DUI charges in Virginia, all of which will result in the loss of your license, fines, and possibly even jail time.