OVI Defense

St. Patrick’s Day Facts

Green beer, shamrocks and pots of gold are what comes to mind on St. Patrick’s Day. We are helping keep roads safe on this Irish holiday with our “I’ll Drive” campaign. You drink. We drive. You win. The most important piece of advice: If you drink, don’t drive. If you drive, don’t drink. Beer is… read more

A Play-By-Play Guide To Staying Safe For Super Bowl LIV

Whether you’re a little league, high school, college or NFL fan – football season is a sport that is watched and played by many around the world.  If you’re celebrating Super Bowl Sunday this year, alcohol might be involved. Roads can be dangerous and it’s important to plan ahead and be aware of other drivers…. read more

What To Know Before You Fly

Or maybe you lost your license and have a trip planned and can’t make it to your local DMV with enough time to obtain a new license. Suhre & Associates often has clients whose licenses are taken from them at the time of an arrest or after sentencing. If a client needs to travel –… read more

Don’t Drink and Drive on New Year’s Eve. Let Suhre & Associates Get You Home Safely

Suhre & Associates is helping keep roads safe this New Year’s Eve holiday with their “I’ll Drive” campaign. You drink. We drive. You win. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day marks the end of the old year and the beginning of a new year. The estimated 92% of adults who celebrate this holiday can… read more

Suhre & Associates Launch “I’ll Drive” Thanksgiving Campaign

UPDATE on December 13, 2019 – December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, or more recently, National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. In an article on American Public Health Association (APHA) stated the season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is what the National Association of Drug Court Professionals describes as “one of the… read more

Leave the Car Home for the Holiday Parties

December is the most popular month for social get togethers. Cider, cocktails, wine, and spirits are flowing and it’s a great time to catch up with friends and family. However, a couple of friendly cocktails could ultimately ruin your holiday season if they result in OVI. An OVI could result in thousands of dollars in… read more

Do you have an OVI in Dayton, Ohio?

If you have been charged with Operating Under the Influence in Dayton Ohio you will have to appear in court. A lawyer cannot make it go away without you. Your lawyer might be able to waive your appearance if you live out of town for some pretrial dates, but you will need to be present… read more

What is a Felony OVI in Ohio?

An OVI becomes a felony when you have a 4th or 5th offense in 10 years. You can also be charged with a felony OVI if you have a 6th OVI in 20 years. If you have had a prior felony OVI in your life each new OVI counts as a felony. The law in… read more

What Constitutes a Marked Lanes Violation?

Many of our clients get initially pulled over for a “marked lanes violation.” This is what the police officer uses as a “probable cause” to initiate a DUI or OVI investigation. But, what exactly is a marked lanes violation? And when to police officers take this too far? What happens if you don’t actually cross… read more

Charged with an OVI in Vandalia Municipal Court?

Being arrested for an OVI in Ohio is the same as what you know as DUI or driving under the influence. The State of Ohio changed the penalties and definitions almost 20 years ago and made the new title Operating Under The Influence or OVI for short. Basically it is the same thing. How can… read more