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Drunk driving charges and college

On Behalf of | May 4, 2020 | DUI Charges

For prospective college students as well as those who are currently taking classes, there are many different sources of stress. From uncertainty over which college to attend to financial worries related to tuition, college is very challenging for many people. Moreover, some people are in an especially difficult position as a result of DUI cases and many college students are stopped for driving under the influence.

Regrettably, some people are unable to continue their college education because of a DUI, which jeopardizes their future in many ways. Handling your DUI properly is vital if you are currently enrolled in college or plan to attend college soon.

The prevalence of drunk driving among students

There are various reasons why so many college students drive under the influence. Some get behind the wheel while drunk as a result of peer pressure, while others are unfamiliar with the effects of alcohol because they recently reached the legal drinking age. Moreover, many college students attend parties that often involve alcohol. College students are especially likely to find themselves pulled over for drunk driving and the consequences are significant.

Dealing with a DUI

Sometimes, parents decide to stop helping with their child’s tuition as a result of a DUI case, while others cannot afford tuition because of financial penalties. At the very least, DUI cases cause a lot of anxiety and stress, which often interferes with a student’s ability to prepare for exams and write essays. If you are facing DUI charges as a college student, it is critical to handle your case properly and have a clear understanding of your legal rights and options. Our blog provides more information on moving forward with a DUI case.