Penalties for Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test in Rhode Island July 12, 2017 Pursuant to Rhode Island General Law, 31-27-2.1, when Rhode Islanders obtain their license they automatically consent to submit to a chemical test (breathalyzer) if asked to do so by law enforcement officials. This concept is referred to as “implied consent.” [...]Continue reading

Rhode Island Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Penalties April 6, 2017 Since driving under the influence (DUI) often results in serious and even fatal accidents, the State of Rhode Island has imposed strict laws and penalties. The penalties for DUI’s vary depending on the individual’s previous history with DUI’s and their blood alcohol concentration (BAC). [...]Continue reading