Month / March 2015

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  • What Happens to My Driver’s License if I Fail a Breath Test?

    The question of what happens when a breath alcohol test is failed following a DWI arrest comes up frequently.  Like most questions regarding the breath alcohol test (BAT), there are several parts to…

  • What are the Consequences of Refusing a DWI Breath Test in New Mexico?

    The question of consequences for refusal of a DWI breath test comes up in many New Mexico DWI cases. There are some pretty serious and immediate consequences. However, they are not exactly…

  • FAQ’s – Breath and Blood Alcohol Testing

    Breath and blood alcohol testing under New Mexico Implied Consent Act can be pretty confusing. It is confusing enough that it can actually be a little difficult to give advice to people before the…

  • Driving Too Fast for Conditions Frequent Cause of Truck Accidents

    Truck drivers often drive too fast for road conditions, which can lead to truck accidents. According to the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 2010 Report, “Trucking 101,”driving too fast for conditions accounts for…

  • Brake Failure in Truck Accidents

    Brake issues are a contributing factor in 27% of truck accidents according to the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 2010 Report, “Trucking 101,” all told, brake problems lead to over 40,000 trucking accidents…

  • Drug Use Often a Factor in Trucking Accidents

    Drug use, both prescription and over the counter, are a factor in a high percentage of trucking accidents.  The Transportation Research Board, a division of the National Research Council (which is jointly administered…