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DUI Child Endangerment

DUI Child Endangerment Laws in Ohio

It is important to remember the safety of all passengers on the road when you are driving; this is especially true when it comes to the safety of the youngest passengers.  Currently 38 states, including Ohio, have enacted some sort of enhanced penalty or separate offense for operating a vehicle under the influence while transporting a child.  Not only do you put yourself at risk for DUI charges and the accompanying fines, you also face additional penalties and increased fines for endangering a minor. If you are charged with child endangerment while drinking and driving, it is best to contact a Columbus, Ohio drunk driving lawyer immediately.    Continue reading