The Dangers of Car Tag
Car tag is an extremely reckless activity that involves two or more cars tailgating each other and continuously trying to pass one another, often at high speeds. Often in car tag at least one driver is legally drunk, with a BAC of .08 or higher.
Combining drunk driving with other dangerous activities such as car tag can lead to, at the least, more severe charges when pulled over, and at the worst fatal injuries to yourself or others. If you are arrested for a DUI while playing car tag, you face a number of charges and penalties and will need a good DUI defense lawyer to help you with your defense. Rhode Island DUI attorney Matthew Marin is experienced in dealing with severe DUI cases and can help defend your case on multiple fronts. Contact him today by calling 401-287-4384.
Combining Car Tag with a DUI
Any time you engage in reckless or suspicious driving activity that alerts the police, you risk being charged for not just one offense but multiple offenses at the same time, including but not limited to:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI over .08)
- Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
- Reckless driving
- DUI under the age of 21 (DUI over .02)
- Open containers of alcohol
- Possession of alcohol under the age of 21 (Minor in Possession or MIP)
Why You Should Avoid Car Tag
Engaging in reckless driving such as car tag is an obvious violation of the law and makes you an easy target for the police to pull over. Always avoid tailgating, improperly changing lanes, driving in the shoulder, speeding, and making gestures at other drivers. All of these actions can alert a police officer and lead to being pulled over, ticketed, and possibly arrested.
If you have been arrested on multiple charges, including reckless driving and a DUI, you may be facing life-altering penalties that can affect you personally and professionally. An attorney who specializes in DUI law can give you sound legal advice and help prepare your case for court. Rhode Island DUI lawyer Matthew Marin can provide aggressive, experienced legal representation for your DUI and related charges. For more information and assistance don’t hesitate to contact him today at 401-287-4384.