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Drugged Driving | Prescription Medications and Driving

Prescription medication has become a major factor behind the rise in OWI/DUI arrests. “Drugged Driving” is being impaired by medication while driving. Any medication that can cause you to become sleepy or slows your reaction time can increase the risk of causing an accident. Medications can hurt your ability to judge distances and speed. Warning […]

By |September 18th, 2017|DUI Drugs|Comments Off on Drugged Driving | Prescription Medications and Driving

Opioid Recovery Groups on College Campuses

College culture is surrounded by partying and binge drinking. Today there is a new piece to that picture, opioids. FOMO, or Fear of Missing Out, is a motivation behind peer pressure and trying things that you normally are not comfortable with. Opioid use on college campuses has sharply increased since 2002. In 2015, 3,500 Americans […]

By |September 13th, 2017|DUI Drugs|Comments Off on Opioid Recovery Groups on College Campuses

Are Drug Recognition Officer’s Able to Detect Impaired Driving?

As Attorney Dineen and I represent Wisconsin citizens accused of driving while impaired across Wisconsin, we frequently interact with officers claiming to be Drug Recognition Evaluators – or DRE officers. These officers claim that based upon their training they are able to recognize impairment in drivers under the influence of drugs other than, or in […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Daniel R. Skarie, DUI Defense, DUI Drugs|Comments Off on Are Drug Recognition Officer’s Able to Detect Impaired Driving?

Does the Wisconsin Supreme Court care about the 4th Amendment?

What does the 4th Amendment Guarantee?
Much of our work as drunk driving defense attorneys involves defending your 4th Amendment rights. The 4th Amendment states that United States Citizens have the right to:

“Be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but […]

By |July 12th, 2017|Daniel R. Skarie, DUI Defense|Comments Off on Does the Wisconsin Supreme Court care about the 4th Amendment?

Avoid A DUI This July 4th

The forecast for the 4th looks to be sunny and warm, the perfect weather to be outside indulging in the best of what this time of year has to offer. While we hope you have a great time celebrating our nation with your friends and family, keep in mind the extended weekend also has a […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Avoid A DUI This July 4th

Beware of Increased DUI Arrests in the Summer Months

As the summer months are finally upon us, it’s a common time for celebration. Every weekend is jam packed with picnics, road trips, beach days and vacations. Not only are more people out on the roadways, many are having a few cocktails beforehand. Unfortunately, with that comes an increase in traffic violations, most commonly DUI’s, […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beware of Increased DUI Arrests in the Summer Months

In Oshkosh The Best Defense is an Aggressive Defense

If you are accused of drunk driving in Oshkosh you need the aggressive experienced DUI defense attorneys at Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, S.C. representing you. A charge of drunk driving in Winnebago County is not something to take lightly – your liberty is on the line. Oshkosh is located in the heart of the Fox […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Daniel R. Skarie, DUI Defense|Comments Off on In Oshkosh The Best Defense is an Aggressive Defense

Drugged Driving Deadlier than Drunk Driving

Drugged Driving Traffic Deaths Surpass Drunk Driving Deaths
For the first time in history, deaths on roadways due to operating under the influence of drugs has surpassed those related to drivers under the influence of alcohol.  Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2015 reports that 43% of fatally injured drivers tested positive […]

By |May 5th, 2017|DUI Defense, DUI Drugs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drugged Driving Deadlier than Drunk Driving

Waukesha County Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys

You Need a Drunk Driving Defense Attorney with Local Knowledge of Waukesha County
If you or a loved one is accused of drunk driving within Waukesha County you need the aggressive experienced drunk driving defense attorneys of Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, S.C. on your side. Composed of both rural and suburban areas, Waukesha County has something […]

By |April 27th, 2017|Daniel R. Skarie, Waukesha County|Comments Off on Waukesha County Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys

Convicted of an OWI on A Commercial Driving License

I have a Commercial Driver’s License and I’m arrested for OWI – now what?
You see the police in your rearview mirror. Your heart sinks. You drank a few beers with dinner. Your mind races. What happens if you’re arrested for drunk driving in Wisconsin with a commercial driver’s license? If you hold a Commercial Driver’s License […]

By |April 17th, 2017|Daniel R. Skarie, DUI Defense, Nathan J. Dineen|Comments Off on Convicted of an OWI on A Commercial Driving License