Driving While Impaired – Meaning, Standards, and Penalties

Are you using vehicle for running your business? If so, make sure you’re paying close attention to what you and your staff is doing on the road.  Specifically, your compliance with the laws and regulations related to DWI and OUI.  What are those, and why complying to those matters?

DWI and OUI

Driving while impaired (DWI) is a serious crime in the state of Massachusetts that carries with it some harsh punishments. The reason being, driving while impaired due to alcohol, which is referred to as operating under the influence (OUI) under Massachusetts law, claims the lives of over 10,000 Americans every year according to the National Highway and Safety Administration.…

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Business Budgets: Top Tips for Getting the Most from Your Business Fleet

It can be frustrating when a personal car breaks down; missing work or appointments is no small matter. If it’s a vehicle that your business depends on, though, unscheduled downtime for maintenance may not be an option. Your employees will miss important customer appointments as a result, productivity will drop, morale could suffer, and there could be too much spent on repairs and fuel. Should a vehicle become unsafe owing to inadequate maintenance, legal consequences may be a possibility, as well.

Business fleet

If the survival of your business depends on the health of your fleet, you want to act when you have time.…

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