(Quoted from Wikipedia) Driving under the influence (DUI) is the crime or offense of driving, operating, or being in control of a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs and those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is a crime. If charged with a DUI/DWI, you will likely have to appear in court to receive your sentencing. You will have the option of using your own attorney or being appointed one by the court. It is necessary to have an experienced attorney to represent for you to assist you get a better deal. Many people who are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol are required to complete community service or court referral programs. Complete such programs as soon as possible so that it can be reported back to the court that you have fulfilled your sentencing. If you get a DUI or DWI, the charge will probably stay on your record for several years, if not permanently. Potential employers will be able to view these records before they hire you. If you are planning to look for a new job in the near future, be upfront and honest about your DUI charge. It is better to explain the situation beforehand than appear to be covering it up.
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