The DUI-E Washington law became effective in July 2017. DUI-E stands for Driving Under the Influence of Electronics. The purpose of the law is to reduce or eliminate the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while driving. It considers driving while using electronics as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI/DWI).
Many states are enacting distracted driving laws. In July 2017 Washington state enacted a distracted driving law called DUI-E Washington. DUI-E means driving under the influence of electronics. This legislation responds to the documented dangers of using cell phones or other electronic devices while operating a vehicle. (more…)
DUI laws in Washington contain some of the toughest provisions in the country. DUI refers to driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs, alcohol, medication or a combination of these drugs. Intoxicants can include legal or illegal drugs, and prescription or over the counter medications. The minimum blood alcohol content (BAC) that results in a Washington state DUI charge is .02% for drivers under age 21, and .08% for drivers age 21 and over. (more…)
In some cases a DUI offense is serious enough to warrant installation of a Washington ignition interlock (IIL) device in your vehicle to resume limited driving privileges. If your Washington state driver’s license has been suspended after a drug or alcohol related offense, you can become eligible to drive by installing this monitoring device in the vehicle you drive. When an ignition interlock device is required, it must be installed in any car you drive. (more…)
If you don’t own a vehicle you will need to purchase a non owner SR22 Washington state certificate to reinstate your suspended driver’s license. When you become eligible for license reinstatement your SR22 certificate will be attached to a non-owner insurance policy and filed by an insurance company with the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL). (more…)
If your license has been suspended and you don’t own a vehicle, you will need to purchase non owner SR22 insurance Washington to reinstate your license. You will need to work with an insurance provider licensed in the state of Washington who will attach the SR22 certificate to a non owner policy and file it with the Washington state Department of Licensing (DOL). (more…)
When your Washington state driver’s license has been suspended, you must purchase SR22 insurance Washington state to regain your driving privileges. Motor vehicle offenses and other situations can result in driver’s license suspension, and commonly include: (more…)