Motor Vehicle Crimes

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Motor Vehicle Crimes

We spend a lot of our time in our vehicles. It is no surprise then that many criminal offenses involve motor vehicles or driving. The most commonly prosecuted motor vehicle crimes include operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OVI), street racing, reckless operation, failure to stop, driving on a suspended license (DUS) or wrongful entrustment.

Motor vehicle crimes in Ohio are set out in Ohio Revised Code, Title XLV, Chapter 4549 and 4511. The most common of these motor vehicle offenses include:

  • 4511.251 Street racing.
  • 4511.203 Wrongful entrustment of motor vehicle.
  • 4549.03 Stopping after accident involving damage to realty or personal property attached to real property.
  • 4549.021 Stopping after accident on other than public roads or highways.
  • 4549.02 Stopping after accident on public roads or highways
  • 4511.181 OVI definitions.
  • 4511.19 Operating vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs – OVI.
  • 4511.191 Implied consent.
  • 4511.192 Advice to OVI arrestee.
  • 4511.194 Having physical control of vehicle while under the influence.
  • 4511.195 Seizing and detaining vehicle if operator has prior conviction.
  • 4511.196 Initial appearance.
  • 4511.197 Appeal of implied consent suspension.
  • 4511.20 Operation in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property.
  • 4511.198 Limited driving privileges – remote continuous alcohol monitor.
  • 4511.79 Driving commercial vehicle with impaired ability or alertness prohibited.
  • 4511.202 Operation without being in reasonable control of vehicle, trolley, or streetcar.
  • 4511.201 Operation off street or highway in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property.

Attorney for Motor Vehicle Crimes in Cincinnati, Ohio

If you were arrested for a crime involving a motor vehicle or a transportation offense then contact the criminal defense attorneys at Joslyn Law Firm. We represent clients throughout Cincinnati and Hamilton County OH, on a wide range of motor vehicle crimes prosecuted under Ohio’s Revised Statute Section 4511 and 4549. We also represent clients in Georgetown in Brown County,  Lebanon in Warren County, Oxford in Butler County, Batavia in Clermont County, Wilmington in Clinton County, and Preble County Indiana.

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