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What Are Some Automobile Crimes?

There are a variety of crimes involving automobiles. While drag racing and drive-by shootings are examples of some less common crimes, below is a fairly extensive list of the more common automobile crimes.

Drunk Driving, DUI & DWI

Drunk driving, often referred to as "driving under the influence" (DUI) or "driving while intoxicated" (DWI), is a serious issue, and every state treats it as such. Below are several links explaining the basics of drunk driving.

Examples of Serious Automobile Crimes

While drive-by shootings would certainly fall into this category, they are not as common as the crimes listed below. If someone is accused of any of the below, they are most certainly facing felony charges and should seek legal advice immediately.

Speeding and Moving Violations

Perhaps the most common of crimes involving cars, nearly everyone has been cited with a speeding or moving violation. If they have not, the chances are they will at some point in their life.

Seeking Legal Advice

If you have been accused of any of the above, it would be wise to consult a local criminal defense lawyer. These links lay out the basics, but in no way can offer as much insight as an attorney can. Moreover, because the information above in informational, and it is always ill-advised to represent oneself, meeting with a lawyer in your area is the best way to ensure your rights are protected.

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Last Modified: 09-05-2014 04:54 PM PDT

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