June 2019 Archives
Drunk driving laws were put into place to try to make the roads safer for everyone who uses them. In Oklahoma, the number of fatalities attributed to drunk driving crashes is higher than the rate of the nation as a whole. Yet, only 1.8% of Oklahomans report that they drive after drinking too much. This is just shy of the 1.69% of people nationally that report the same thing.
Police officers patrolling the streets pull drivers over daily. You might not think that your behavior during the traffic stop has any part in what is going to happen during it, but that thought is just plain wrong. You have to be prepared to handle police interactions very carefully so that you don't run the risk of doing something that is going to raise their suspicions.
If you have a loved one with an addiction, his or her disease may have affected you more than you realize. You may have tried to control your loved one's behavior in efforts to make his or her life easier or healthier. You may have even enabled the addiction without fully knowing it by trying to take care of problems for your loved one that arose as a result of the addiction.
Marijuana usage is something that is becoming more commonplace as national attitudes shift on the subject and its usage becomes more widely accepted for medicinal purposes.
Heroin addiction is a very serious matter that must be addressed quickly. The issue with it is that most addicts aren't willing to get help. Unfortunately, they might not be able to make this decision on their own if they face criminal charges. For one thing, they will be arrested and detained if they are facing a criminal charge. This means that they won't be able to access the drugs and might suffer from withdrawal.